We lining up some of the most relevant industry leaders in Big Data for keynote sessions. The time limit to submit proposals is over so we will soon reveal the definitive list of speakers.
The big data revolution is more than just terabytes or petabytes of data. It is also the application of new paradigms, languages, and tools to these data sets. This is a great strength of big data, but also a liability. These tools have different data models, different utilities for reading and writing data, and different frameworks for including user code.