4th - 7th March 2015

ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre, London


Jan Pieter Posthuma

The world of data is very dynamic; every week the world is producing ~1% more data than the week before. How to manage that amount of data and how to extract insights from it? Jan Pieter as a data consultant, a more breeder BI consultant, shifted his expertise to answers those questions. Jan Pieter has a great overview and hands-on experience of the possibilities in the modern world of data, e.g. Big Data solutions, BI Solutions, Database / Modern Datawarehouse Platforms and Self Service BI solutions. In addition to this knowledge, Jan Pieter has also experience with project management, pre-sales activities and customer advisory programs.

Jan Pieter is a MCITP, MCSA and speaks frequently about different subject related to Big Data and Microsoft BI.
Jan Pieter Posthuma has submitted 2 sessions for SQLBits XIV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

For long Hadoop and MapReduce were linked together. With the release of YARN, Hortonworks, Microsofts Hadoop partner, launched the Stinger initiative to speedup Hive a 100x. But wat is it? In this session I will show you.
Data Scientist is said to be one of the hottest jobs in the world. And Machine Learning is one of used tools of a data scientist to get insights out of raw data. In this session we will compare two flavors of ML: AzureML and Apache Spark.

Previous Sessions

Big Data is hot! And the magic word is Hadoop. But what is it? And more important: what can I do with it? In this session we will cover some basics of Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig and Hive.