BigData Everywhere
Yahud, Israel
Sunday, June 22, 2014
MapR is lead sponsors of this all-day event aimed at helping Israeli organizations understand the technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop and related technologies. BigData Everywhere in Israel offers a mix of tutorials and presentations with a midday luncheon and post-event social networking session.


Practical Machine Learning: How to Build a Recommender

Ted Dunning View Bio

Tutorial 09:30 - 11:00
Building HBase Applications with Examples

Ted Dunning View Bio

Tutorial 11:00 - 12:30
The Future of Hadoop

Tomer Shiran View Bio

13:15 - 13:45


Ted Dunning

Ted Dunning is Chief Application Architect at MapR Technologies and committer and PMC member of the Apache Mahout, Apache ZooKeeper, and Apache Drill projects​. Ted has been very active in mentoring new Apache projects and is currently serving as vice president of incubation for the Apache Software Foundation​.​ Ted was the chief architect behind the MusicMatch (now Yahoo Music) and Veoh recommendation systems. He built fraud detection systems for ID Analytics (later purchased by LifeLock) and he has 24 patents issued to date and a dozen pending. Ted has a PhD in computing science from the University of Sheffield. When he’s not doing data science, he plays guitar and mandolin. He also bought the beer at the first Hadoop user group meeting..

Tomer Shiran

Tomer Shiran heads the product management team at MapR and is responsible for product strategy, roadmap and requirements. Prior to MapR, Tomer held numerous product management and engineering roles at Microsoft, most recently as the product manager for Microsoft Internet Security & Acceleration Server (now Microsoft Forefront). He is the founder of two websites that have served tens of millions of users, and received coverage in prestigious publications such as The New York Times, USA Today and The Times of London. Tomer is also the author of a 900-page programming book. He holds an MS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in Computer Science from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.