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Webinar Jan 24: Using R with Hadoop

In two weeks (on January 24), Think Big Analytics' Jeffrey Breen will present a new webinar on using R with Hadoop. Here's the webinar description: R and Hadoop are changing the way organizations manage and utilize big data.  Think Big Analytics and Revolution Analytics are helping clients plan, build, test and implement innovative solutions based on the two technologies that allow clients to analyze data in new ways; exposing new insights for the business.  Join us as Jeffrey Breen explains the core technology concepts and illustrates how to utilize R and Revolution Analytics’ RevoR in Hadoop environments.  Topics include: How to use R and Hadoop Hadoop streaming Various R packages and RHadoop Hive via JDBC/ODBC Using Revolution’s RHadoop Big data warehousing with R and Hive You can register for the webinar at the link below. If you do plan to attend the live session (where you can ask Jeffrey questions), be sure to sign in early -- we're limited to 1000 participants and there are already more than 1000 registrants. If you can't join the live session (or it's just not at a convenient time for you), signing up will also get you a link to the recorded replay and a download link for the slides as soon as they're available after the webinar. Revolution Analytics Webinars: Using R with Hadoop

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David Smith is Vice President of Marketing and Community at Revolution Analytics. He has a long history with the R and statistics communities. After graduating with a degree in Statistics from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, he spent four years researching statistical methodology at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, where he also developed a number of packages for the S-PLUS statistical modeling environment. He continued his association with S-PLUS at Insightful (now TIBCO Spotfire) overseeing the product management of S-PLUS and other statistical and data mining products.<

David smith is the co-author (with Bill Venables) of the popular tutorial manual, An Introduction to R, and one of the originating developers of the ESS: Emacs Speaks Statistics project. Today, he leads marketing for REvolution R, supports R communities worldwide, and is responsible for the Revolutions blog. Prior to joining Revolution Analytics, he served as vice president of product management at Zynchros, Inc. Follow him on twitter at @RevoDavid