Last week we announced the release of the MemSQL Spark 2 Connector with support for both Apache Spark 2.0 and 2.1. At Spark Summit Boston East 2017 next week we will showcase our new connector that operationalizes powerful advanced analytics.

February 7-9
John B. Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115
https://spark-summit.org/east-2017/

MemSQL CTO and Co-founder, Nikita Shamgunov and product manager, Steven Camiña will also deliver the following talks at the conference.

Spark Summit East 2017 MemSQL Speaker Sessions

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The Fast Path to Building Operational Applications with Spark
Nikita Shamgunov, CTO and Co-founder at MemSQL, will outline architecting real-time data pipelines with the power of Apache Spark and a robust, distributed in-memory database. In particular, he will detail how some of the world’s largest companies are running business critical applications using Spark. Attendees will dive deep into the mechanics of real-time pipelines, the ability to durably store data, and how to instantly derive insights from billions of data points.

Session Details
Speaker: Nikita Shamgunov, CTO and Co-founder, MemSQL
Date and time: Thursday, February 9 from 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Ballroom A


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Building the Ideal Stack for Real-Time Analytics
Steven Camiña, Product Manager at MemSQL, will share tools, techniques, and use cases for integrating real-time analytics across your organization. He will walk through critical technologies needed in your real-time stack, including Apache Spark, messaging queues, data management systems, and tools for data visualization and exploration. Steven will also provide a live demo, sharing how to build a data pipeline and real-time dashboard in under 5 minutes.

Session Details
Speaker: Steven Camiña, Product Manager, MemSQL
Date and time: Wednesday, February 8 from 5:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: Room 311


Suggested Sessions

A Scalable Hierarchical Clustering Algorithm Using Spark
Chen Jin from Uber in room 312, February 8 from 12:20 PM – 12:50 PM

Building Real-Time Data Pipelines with Kafka Connect and Spark Streaming
Ewen Cheslack-Postava from Confluent in Ballroom A, February 8 from 2:40 PM – 3:10 PM

Artificial Intelligence: How Enterprises Can Crush It with Apache Spark
Mike Gualtieri from Forrester in Ballroom B, February 9 from 9:50 AM – 10:10 AM

Using SparkML to Power a DSAAS (Data Science as a Service)
Shekhar Agrawal from Comcast in Ballroom C, February 9 from 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

MemSQL Happy Hour

Join MemSQL and Spark Summit Attendees for appetizers and drinks on Wednesday at 8:00PM. We will be hosting a happy hour at Back Bay Social Club on 867 Boylston St.

Games and Giveaways

Be sure to stop by Booth #308 at the event. We will be giving away t-shirts, O’Reilly books, drones and VR headsets! If you would like book a demonstration with MemSQL while at the show you can do so here.

Hope to see you at Spark Summit East!