This session is hosted by Canada’s Open Data Exchange (ODX) and will be lead by Hortonworks Systems Engineers. During this session, Hortonworks will provide an overview of the many tools that are part of the Apache™ Hadoop® project. You will discover how:

  • Data Lakes are changing the way organizations manage their data.
  • Companies are enriching data-at-rest and data-in-motion to do predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning for Marketing, IOT and cybersecurity applications.
  • Data-driven companies are getting smarter about how they use their data for better insight.

Have questions? Tyler Jacques has your back!

Lunch will be provided. Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions when you register.


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Construction in the Region.
As you may know, there is some construction happening in Downtown Kitchener, so you may hit some traffic getting here. Please check the latest updates from to help plan your best route.

Parking in UpTown Waterloo.
Parking made simple! Check out our map to find out where to park in UpTown Waterloo! Limited parking is available at the Data Hub (parking lot is behind the building).

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