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First Tech Talk Fall 2015

##Taming the Flood of Big Data

###What exactly is going on:

This talk introduces Apache Spark and Hadoop - distributed computing which scale out, instead of up. We'll show you how easy it is to to collect, process, and filter large amounts of data using pyspark.

Finally we will give an overview of the rest of the Hadoop ecosystem.

###When is it: September 3th (this Thursday) at 7:00 P.M.

###Where is it: McBryde 126

###What Do I Need To Do?

If you want to play along, install Spark following documentation at https://spark.apache.org/downloads.html and bring your computer.

If you would prefer to use Python instead of Scala please have it installed and ready to go before showing up.

###Who Is This For?

This talk is aimed at anyone interested in CS with a skill set of any level, so bring your friends.

First Meeting Slides

Hello everyone! Thank you for coming out to our meeting tonight!

Instructions on adding yourselves to our website will be available shortly along with a new section for web development.

For those of you who missed our presentation, the slides can be found here!

OpenStack Links

For our upcoming OpenStack seminar, it is recommended to read up on the OpenStack project.

The best place to start for general information about the OpenStack project is to start with the main landing page at openstack.org. From there you can explore the various sub-projects.

In-depth documentation for OpenStack, can be found at docs.openstack.org.