The Fifth Elephant 2012

Finding the elephant in the data.

What are your users doing on your website or in your store? How do you turn the piles of data your organization generates into actionable information? Where do you get complementary data to make yours more comprehensive? What tech, and what techniques?

The Fifth Elephant is a two day conference on big data.

Early Geek tickets are available from fifthelephant.doattend.com.

The proposal funnel below will enable you to submit a session and vote on proposed sessions. It is a good practice introduce yourself and share details about your work as well as the subject of your talk while proposing a session.

Each community member can vote for or against a talk. A vote from each member of the Editorial Panel is equivalent to two community votes. Both types of votes will be considered for final speaker selection.

It’s useful to keep a few guidelines in mind while submitting proposals:

  1. Describe how to use something that is available under a liberal open source license. Participants can use this without having to pay you anything.

  2. Tell a story of how you did something. If it involves commercial tools, please explain why they made sense.

  3. Buy a slot to pitch whatever commercial tool you are backing.

Speakers will get a free ticket to both days of the event. Proposers whose talks are not on the final schedule will be able to purchase tickets at the Early Geek price of Rs. 1800.

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The Fifth Elephant - known as one the best #datascience and #machinelearning conference in Asia - is transitioning into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more

Sameer Segal

@sameersegal

CouchDB: All your JSON are belong to us

Submitted May 29, 2012

An overview of CouchDB and its amazing replication feature, horizontal scalability and (a completely new dimension to databases) called CouchApps.

Outline

Learn how to combine Android, CouchDB & CouchApps to build a scalable, realtime Data Collection system without much effort.

Requirements

A laptop would be helpful to closely follow slides and build your own CouchApp

Speaker bio

Sameer is the Founder & CEO of Artoo - Technology to the Rescue (https://www.artoo.in). Artoo is using cutting edge technologies like Android, AWS, NoSQL systems to improve the quality of life of the masses.

Sameer would love to be acknowledged as a geek someday but for now settles for “pseudo geek” title and wears nerdy t-shirts to work.

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Hosted by

The Fifth Elephant - known as one the best #datascience and #machinelearning conference in Asia - is transitioning into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more