Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing Using Spark & In-Memory Data Fabrics

Feb 16, 2017 · Tysons, United States of America

All - Please save the date for our next DC Spark Meetup sponsored by GigaSpaces and held at MetiStream's offices at WeWork.  We'll be talking about Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing Using Spark and In-Memory Data Fabrics.

Please come up to the 5th floor... no need to check into the front desk.  We will have people downstairs at the lobby until 6:45 to get through the secured doors.  


6:00 – 6:45     free food & networking

6:45 – 7:00     welcome, quick intros & announcements 

7:00 – 8:00     talk

8:00 – 8:30     networking and close 


Increasingly, businesses are trying to achieve better insights out of large amounts of streamed data by bringing it closer to real time processing power and querying from a live data mart. At the moment we are witnessing a convergence of workflows and technology platforms for real time, analytics, cloud, and in-memory processing. This allows us to effectively address time-sensitive business decisions that involve the volumes of big data while benefiting from the velocities of real time processing. This involves real time analytics capabilities for price optimizations, fraud detection, risk calculations, and operational business intelligence.

In this session, we present a fast data pipeline solution architecture combining in-memory computing and a high performance Spark distribution. We will examine a large-scale transportation use case who implemented this solution for IoT real-time operational intelligence against billions of edge/sensor data points.

Ali Hodroj's BIO

Ali Hodroj is Vice President of Products and Strategy, In-Memory Computing at GigaSpaces. He also has held several other strategic roles at the company, including Director of Solution Architecture and Technology Evangelist, helping leading organizations in finance, retail, telecommunications, and transportation. Prior to joining GigaSpaces, he served in technical roles at companies including GE, Intel, and Tektronix.  


Please see link below for directions to WeWork.  The building is right across from Founding Farmers restaurant.  There is parking at the building for a fee.  However, we are also an easy walk from the Silverline Metro and Tysons Mall and Tysons II Galleria.  See the link below for more details on your parking options:

Parking Options: http://bit.ly/2jPYKBY 

WeWork Directions: https://www.wework.com/buildings/tysons--washington-DC

1775 Tysons Blvd Rates

> under 30 minutes: Free

> 30 minutes - under 1 hr: $3

> 1 hr - under 2 hrs: $6

> 2 hrs or more: $12 per day


Please see note below for a discount code from our friends at Databricks:

As you know Spark Summit East will be held in Boston from Feb 7-9, 2017. If you have not registered yet and plan to attend you can use "DCMU" code for 15% discount.  I"ll personally be there so I'd love to see you! -d


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