Big Data and APIs for PHP Developers

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Monday 14th March, 2011

11:00am to 1:30pm (CST)

Big Data creates problems and opportunities that do not exist when dealing with smaller datasets. You will learn how to scale, utilize, and visualize Big Data as well as create and integrate Big Data related APIs. We will talk about how to scale your data, expose your data through APIs, integrate existing data from the data marketplace, and communicate your data through visualization.You will find out what techniques and strategies work best when working with Big Data. Many developers have learned how to scale their systems for high levels of concurrency. However, scaling for Big Data has its own unique challenges. Sometimes strategies that would make no sense for smaller systems work great when dealing with larger datasets. This Workshop is geared towards PHP developers, but all are welcome.

LEVEL: Intermediate

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Dennis Yang

Co-founder: @dashbotio Before, BureauOfTrade, @Infochimps, @Techdirt, @CNET & @mySimon. Ohio. SF. Schooled @Cornell. Married to @choijoy. Patrols @skihomewood. bio from Twitter

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Laura Thomson

Engineering manager at Mozilla; lives on farm with horses; author of tech books and as-yet unpublished urban fantasy novels; mum of toddler. Also: Australian. bio from Twitter

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Bradley Holt

CouchDB • PouchDB • Offline First • PHP • Node.js • Domain-Driven Design | author and speaker | Developer Advocate with IBM | opinions and views are my own

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PHP Hacker, Gamer, Father, Husband, Conference Organizer —Vice President of One for All Events

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David Zülke

Chief @Agavi fanboy; opinionated lover of rockets, sharks & laser beams; RC helicopter pilot; world traveler; software engineer; firm believer in logic & reason bio from Twitter

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Julie Steele

Editor at O'Reilly Media. My interests include: Python, PHP, Clojure, SQL, databases, big data, data viz, open gov, yoga, and eating gluten-free. bio from Twitter

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Time 11:00am1:30pm CST

Date Mon 14th March 2011

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  • Designing Data Visualizations
  • Scaling CouchDB
  • Writing and Querying MapReduce Views in CouchDB

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