SOURCE: Wikibon

February 17, 2016 16:05 ET

@theCUBE Headlines Six Premier Big Data Events in 2016 "The Cube Goes to Europe"

theCUBE Live Coverage to Provide News and Analysis of How Data Innovations Translate to Business Value

BOSTON, MA and PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2016) - theCUBE, the leading live interview show covering enterprise technology and digital innovation, today announced that it will cover six Big Data events in 2016. theCUBE is expanding its coverage of Big Data to help audiences navigate the complexities of using data to achieve positive business impacts.

"theCUBE is excited to be adding Spark Summits to our upcoming schedule and we look forward to increasing our European presence in 2016. Our Spark Forecast, which we will be releasing next week, underscores Spark's significance in the Big Data ecosystem and its importance in the evolution of the data-driven enterprise," said David Vellante, co-host of theCUBE.

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CUBE Event Details

1.) #SparkSummitEast at Spark Summit East
Spark Summits, the premier Big Data event series dedicated to Apache Spark, assemble the best engineers, scientists, analysts, and executives from around the globe to share knowledge and receive training on the open-source powerhouse.

When: Wednesday, February 16 - February 17, 2016
Where: Sheraton Hotel, New York, NY
Website: http://siliconangle.tv/spark-summit-east-2016/
Panel: The Customer Journey - Danny Rogers CEO, Terbium Labs, Beth Logan Sr Director of Optimization, DataXu
Moderator: George Gilbert, Big Data & analytics analyst from Wikibon

Cube Guests: Ian Stoica, CEO at Databricks; Matei Zaharia, CTO at Databricks; Ali Ghodsi, VP of engineering and product management at Databricks; Arun Murthy, founder and architect at Hortonworks; and Ken Tsai, VP, head of cloud platform & data management, product marketing at SAP.

Details: After the presentation of the Spark forecast report, a panel discussion will describe different visions of customer journeys, emphasizing vendors' different value propositions for a range of customer needs. The Hadoop vendors want to coopt Spark with their management and storage layers. Databricks wants to be the nexus of the ecosystem. Public cloud vendors want to use their operations expertise to democratize access to the technology. Hear from several customers -- who are well into their journey with Spark -- which value propositions match their needs and why.

2.) #BigDataSV 2016
(concurrent with #BigDataWeek2016 & Strata Hadoop World West 2016)
@theCUBE presents our sixth year covering this important #BigData event, (concurrent with Strata + Hadoop World) where Big Data and new business imperatives intersect. We dive into the business impacts of data-oriented technologies, where guests share insights, use cases and best practices in data applications.

When: Tuesday, March 29 - March 30, 2016
Where: Fairmont San Jose, San Jose,CA
Website: http://siliconangle.tv/bigdatasv-2016/

3.) #HS16Dublin Hadoop Summit Europe
After covering Hadoop Summit San Jose for four years, @theCUBE heads across the pond for its first Hadoop Summit Europe, featuring luminaries, practitioners, and thought leaders covering a range of business and technical topics.

When: Thursday, April 13 - April 14, 2016
Where: Dublin, Ireland
Website: http://siliconangle.tv/hadoop-summit-dublin-2016/

4.) #SparkSummit Spark West
@theCUBE will follow up its live coverage of Spark Summit East by broadcasting from the larger Spark Summit West, the premier Big Data event series dedicated to Apache Spark. Spark Summits assemble the best engineers, data scientists, analysts, and executives from around the globe to share knowledge and receive training on the open-source powerhouse.

When: Monday June 6 - June 8, 2016
Where: Union Square Hilton, San Francisco, CA
Website: http://siliconangle.tv/spark-summit-west-2016/

5.) #HS16SJ Hadoop Summit San Jose
@theCUBE will return to Hadoop Summit San Jose for the fifth consecutive year. theCUBE will interview guests from feature sessions, which are voted on by the public and selected by a committee of industry luminaries. Topics range from deep-dive technical content across a wide range of advanced and basic topics and projects to more business-focused presentations.

When: Tuesday, June 28 - June 30, 2016
Where:Convention Center, San Jose, CA
Website:http://siliconangle.tv/hadoop-summit-2016/

6.) #BigDataNYC 2016
@theCUBE presents the seventh year at this #BigData event, (concurrent with Strata + Hadoop World) where Big Data and new business imperatives intersect. We dive into the business impacts of data-oriented technologies, where guests share insights, use cases and best practices in data applications.

When: Tuesday, September 27 - September 29, 2016
Where:Pillars 37, New York City, NY
Website: http://siliconangle.tv/bigdatanyc-2016/

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