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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Ashish Prasad

@codemaniac

Finding the elephant with Neo4j

Submitted Jun 18, 2012

Introduction to using graph database called neo4j and how one can organize data in graphs to mine metrics that matter.

Outline

Organizing data in graphs opens up a whole new perspective of data. Neo4j is one such database that uses nodes, properties and relationships to help organize data. Using start-of-the-art querying languages like Cypher and Gremlin, learn to organize and explore graphs and graphing algorithms.

Requirements

Basics of graphs

Speaker bio

Part of Cognizant Technology Solutions’ innovation/r&d wing. Hacks on a plathora of languages for my day job.

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