Akmal’s in London at the Open Data Science Conference (ODSC)

Akmal’s in London at the Open Data Science Conference (ODSC)GridGain technology evangelist Akmal Chaudhri will be speaking tomorrow on the open-source Apache® Ignite™ in his hometown of London at the Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) Europe 2017. 

If you're at the conference and snap a selfie with Akmal, share it with us via Twitter (@gridgain) and I'll send you an Apache Ignite t-shirt!

This type of conference is essential for anyone who wants to connect to the data science community and contribute to the open source applications they use every day. The ODSC’s goal is to bring together the global data science community to help foster the exchange of innovative ideas and encourage the growth of open source software.

ODSC Europe is taking place in London Oct. 12-14. In his presentation tomorrow, titled "Apache Ignite: The in-memory hammer in your data science toolkit," Akmal will walk through the main components of Apache Ignite: The Compute Grid, Data Grid and the Machine Learning Grid. Through examples, he’ll show attendees how Apache Ignite can be used for data analysis.

“The availability of very powerful in-memory computing platforms, such as Apache Ignite, means that more organizations can benefit from machine learning today,” Akmal said.

“Machine learning is a method of data analysis that automates the building of analytical models. By using algorithms that iteratively learn from data, computers are able to find hidden insights without the help of explicit programming," he added.

"These insights bring tremendous benefits into many different domains. For business users, in particular, these insights help organizations improve customer experience, become more competitive, and respond much faster to opportunities or threats.”