CSA Official Press Release

Published 05/03/2013

CSA Cloud Bytes: Big Data Analytics (Tues 5/7, 10am PDT)

CSA Cloud Bytes: Big Data Analytics (Tues 5/7, 10am PDT)

As part of our mission to educate the industry on all matters related to the cloud, CSA Cloud Bytes would like to present a webinar on Big Data Analytics. On May 7th, the CSA Big Data Working Group will be hosting a webinar highlighting: Michael Stonebraker - Scalable Complex Analytics and DBMSs Dr. Stonebraker has been a pioneer of data base research and technology for more than a quarter of a century. He was the main architect of the INGRES relational DBMS, and the object-relational DBMS, POSTGRES. These prototypes were developed at the University of California at Berkeley where Stonebraker was a Professor of Computer Science for twenty five years. More recently at M.I.T. he was a co-architect of the Aurora/Borealis stream processing engine, the C-Store column-oriented DBMS, and the H-Store transaction processing engine. Currently, he is working on science-oriented DBMSs, OLTP DBMSs, and scalable data curation. He is the founder of five venture-capital backed startups, which commercialized his prototypes. Presently he serves as Chief Technology Officer of VoltDB and Paradigm4, Inc. Subutai Ahmad - Scalability and New Technology in Real Time Data Analytics Dr. Ahmad brings experience in real time systems, computer vision and machine learning. At Numenta Subutai oversees technology and product development. Prior to Numenta, Subutai served as VP Engineering at YesVideo, Inc. He helped grow YesVideo from a three-person start-up to a leader in automated digital media authoring. YesVideo's real time video analysis systems have been deployed internationally on a variety of platforms: large scale distributed clusters, retail minilabs, and set-top boxes. Subutai holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Cornell University, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. CSA Big Data Working Group - Latest Research and Initiatives Chair Sree Rajan, Fujitsu; Co-Chair Wilco Van Ginkel, Verizon; and Co-Chair Neel Sundaresan, Ebay; will highlight the latest research from the working group and the upcoming initiatives. The Top Ten Big Data Security and Privacy Challenges is being released in full version and the working group will soon produce whitepapers Big Data Analytics for Security Intelligence and Big Data Security Framework & Taxonomy. Other working group initiatives are updated. Webinar Details Overview: Big Data Analytics Date: Tuesday, May 7th Time: 10:00am - 11:15am Pacific Daylight Time (PDT, GMT-07:00) Where: https://join.me/cloudsecurityalliance.org For additional conference details and the calendar event invite, please RSVP at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/csacloudbytes_bdwg This is a FREE event. Please RSVP and a calendar invitation with the webinar details will follow. Best Regards, Cloud Security Alliance https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/ twitter: @cloudsa, @CSAResearchGuy

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