Spark Summit 2016 kicks off this week with more than 90 sessions and five tracks to choose from in the heart of San Francisco. The three day marathon of learning, which includes an entire day dedicated to Spark Training, attracts more than 2,500 engineers, business professionals, scientists, and analytic enthusiasts from across the country.

https://spark-summit.org/2016
Hilton San Francisco
333 O’Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102 USA

Throughout the show, speakers will address the different ways that companies are leveraging Spark and emergent ecosystems that have developed from new user needs.

Demo at Spark Summit

MemSQL will host a speaking session on Wednesday, June 8th from 5:25-5:55pm in the Franciscan Room. Nikita Shamgunov, the CTO and co-Founder of MemSQL, will conduct a live demonstration, PowerStream, based on real-time data from 2 million sensors on 197,000 wind turbines installed on wind farms around the world. This session showcases MemSQL Streamliner, an integrated Apache Spark solution, which is at the core of PowerStream, and enables real-time predictions on the health of each wind turbine. Nikita will delve deeper than just a demo, he will also discuss building a pipeline for predictive analytics with Apache Kafka, machine learning, MemSQL, and integration with Tableau.

Other sessions we are keeping an eye on include:

Interactive Visualization of Streaming Data Powered by Spark
Ruhollah Farchtchi from Zoomdata in the Franciscan Room, June 7th from 11:15-11:45am.

Airstream: Spark Streaming at Airbnb
Liyin Tang and Jingwei Lu from Airbnb in the Franciscan Room, June 7th from 11:50-12:20pm.

Building Realtime Data Pipelines with Kafka Connect and Spark Streaming
Guozhang Wang from Confluent in the Franciscan Room, June 7th from 12:25-12:55pm.

Video Games at Scale: Improving the gaming experience with Apache Spark
Colin Borys and Xiaoyang Yang from Riot Games in the Franciscan Room, June 8th from 11:50-12:20pm.

Is Apache Spark the Future of Data Analysis?
Nick Heudecker from Gartner in the Franciscan Room, June 8th from 2:00-2:30pm.

Interested in learning more? Check out the Spark resources below.

MemSQL at Spark Summit 2016

Spark Summit’s Event Page for MemSQL Session

News Release about MemSQL at Spark Summit

From Spark to Ignition: Fueling Your Business on Real-Time Analytics

The State of In-Memory and Apache Spark

Visit the MemSQL booth #C5 June 7-8th 9am-6pm to grab a free t-shirt and watch a live MemSQL demo!