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Upcoming Talks

BIG DATA TALKS & LECTURE SERIES -- FALL 2013

MIT CSAIL, Stata Center, Bldg 32

Talks will feature distinguised individuals from academia, industry and government including pre-eminent people from all the subfields of computer science that have something to say about data, data processing and analytics, as well as people from organizations that are consumers of Big Data from both industry and government.

Prior speakers:  Erik Brynjolfsson (MIT Sloan School); Ion Stoica (UC Berkeley); Alyosha Efros (CMU); Murli Buluswar (AIG); Chris Olston (Google); Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat (Google).

 

Scuba: Diving into Data at Facebook
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Janet Wiener, Software Engineer, Facebook

Facebook engineers query multiple databases to monitor and analyze Facebook products and services. The fastest of these databases is Scuba, which achieves sub second query response time and latencies of under a minute from events occurring (a client request on a phone, a bug report filed, a code change checked in) to graphs showing those events on engineers’ monitors.

BIG DATA LECTURE
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Jun Yang, Associate Professor, Duke University