30 11, 2014

Programa “Big Data, el petroli del segle XXI” a RTVE-Catalunya

2017-08-09T12:27:24+00:00November 30th, 2014|

RTVE a Catalunya, dins del seu programa #tincunaidea a realitzat un reportatge sobre el BIG DATA titulat "Big Data, el petroli del segle XXI" en el que varen venir a demanar l'opinió també de la UPC Barcelona Tech i del Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS) hi hem participat. Gràcies a l'equip del programa per l'agradable estona que varem passar mentre feiem [...]

24 11, 2014

Building a Unified Data Pipeline in Spark

2017-08-09T12:27:28+00:00November 24th, 2014|

Excellent reception of sparkers to the last session of  Barcelona Spark meetup featured by Aaron Davidson (Apache Spark committer and Software Engineer at Databricks) speaking about ‘Building a Unified Data Pipeline in Spark’ . If you missed the presentation or want to revisit it, check out the video recorded here  (talk in English). Enclosed you will find some pictures of the session. Thank you very much to Aaron [...]

22 11, 2014

Strata + Hadoop World in Barcelona 2014: Videos & Slides

2017-08-09T12:27:30+00:00November 22nd, 2014|

The conference is over, and in my point of view it was a great success. The program of the conference were very good, with great networking opportunities and a good sponsor pavilion. I really enjoyed it. Let me say to the organisers that Barcelona is delighted to welcome conferences like Strata+Hadoop. And all attendees with whom I spoke were excited to be in Barcelona.  Congratulations for [...]

20 11, 2014

BSC releases COMPSs version 1.2 at SC14

2017-08-09T12:27:33+00:00November 20th, 2014|

The Grid Computing and Clusters group of Barcelona Supercomputing Center is proud to announce the release of COMPSs version 1.2 during Supercomputing Conference 2014. COMPSs is a framework for easily implement distributed applications. This release implements the following main features: * N implementations for task methods, each with its own constraints. * Constraint-aware resource management. * Support for multicore [...]

13 11, 2014

Get certified for Apache Spark in Barcelona

2017-08-09T12:27:34+00:00November 13th, 2014|

As all my students know I think that Hadoop is showing its age and Apache Spark is exploding. Let me share with you an important opportunity to get the Developer Certification for Apache Spark in Barcelona. Yes, I said in Barcelona!,  at the upcoming Strata + Hadoop World  next week in the CCIB - Centre Convencions Internacional de Barcelona.  If you want to learn more you can [...]

4 11, 2014

APIs that make it easier to create predictive models

2017-08-09T12:27:37+00:00November 4th, 2014|

Our research group is working in Data Analytics, where predictive modelling play an important role. Predictive modelling is an important process by which a model is created or chosen to try to best predict the probability of an outcome. Most often the event one wants to predict is in the future, but predictive modelling can be applied to any type of unknown event, regardless [...]