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Data Summit 2016

Data Summit is Coming to Boston.

Save The Date For Data Summit 2018 Taking Place May 22 – 23, 2018 At The Hyatt Regency Boston!

Data Summit offers a comprehensive educational experience designed to guide you through all of the key issues in data management and analysis today. This 2-day event brings together IT managers, data architects, application developers, data analysts, project managers, and business managers for an intense immersion into the key technologies and strategies for becoming a data-informed business. Not only will you have the opportunity to hear and speak to industry-leading professionals, you'll be able to networks with peers that have either been where you are or are headed in a similar direction. Attend Data Summit to accelerate your Big Data education!

Data Summit


January 15 - 18, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Join thousands of the industry’s best from around the world to experience the future of analytics. Hear from MicroStrategy customers and solution experts, see demos of brand-new product features, and get hands-on experience with our latest release.

February 26 - 27, 2018 Conrad Hotel, 102 North End Ave. New York, NY Where MariaDB experts and practitioners meet to exchange ideas, best practices and success stories. Join us in NYC to share journeys on open source strategies and infrastructure modernization with MariaDB.

March 11 - 16, 2018 Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA

At SHARE events, attendees enjoy a longstanding tradition of advancing the enterprise technology industry. Each bi-annual event is handcrafted by volunteers to help professionals expand knowledge, enhance skills and increase organizational efficiencies by focusing on our user group's three main tenets:


March 19 - 22, 2018 Las Vegas, NV The event where the problems of tomorrow meet the minds of today. Discover how you can realize exponential outcomes through the power of IBM.

April 9 - 10, 2018 THE VILLAGE, 969 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

Flink Forward is the conference for Apache Flink and stream processing communities. Join core Flink committers, new and experienced users, and thought leaders to share experiences and best practices in stream processing, real-time analytics, event-driven applications, and managing mission-critical Flink deployments in production.

At Flink Forward, participants have the opportunity to hear from experts who have built scala-ble streaming infrastructure and enterprise-grade applications, view live demos and attend in-depth technical talks on the internals of stream processing technologies. Participants learn how global companies like Alibaba, Cisco, Google, IBM, ING, King and Netflix use Flink as the stream processing engine of choice for large-scale stateful applications, including real-time analytics, real-time search and content ranking, fraud/anomaly/threat detection.

Flink Forward kicks off with one day of training sessions on April 9. Our one day trainings are each led by members of the data Artisans team. A higher quality training session is hard to find! You’ll take part in a hands-on learning session led by true experts.

The training day is followed by one day of conference with keynotes and talks on production Flink use cases, to Apache Flink® internals, to the growth of the Flink ecosystem, and many more topics on stream processing and real-time analytics. After an inspiring day of technical sessions we invite you to join our Flink Fest in the evening on April 10.

April 22 - 26, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

COLLABORATE 18: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community takes place April 22-26, 2018 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hundreds of education sessions are focused on users and their success with Oracle solutions. Brilliant keynotes, interactive networking events and a knowledge-packed Exhibitor Showcase are all part of the COLLABORATE experience.

Your path to collaboration starts here:

  • Explore! Review the education tracks and desired business outcomes. COLLABORATE offers focused training if your organization seeks to maximize its on-premises solutions, evaluate a path to the cloud and optimize your business in the cloud. Sessions will be announced soon!

  • Attend! Start making your plans to attend. Registration opens soon!

  • Exhibit! Educate the COLLABORATE community on your products and services. Reserve your space

Hear directly from attendees how COLLABORATE helps them "stay educated and relevant":

April 23 - 25, 2018 Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA

Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 is the premier open source database event for individuals and businesses that develop and use open source database software.

The conferences have a technical focus with an emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and other open source databases, including time series databases and RocksDB. Tackling subjects such as analytics, architecture and design, security, operations, scalability and performance, Percona Live provides in-depth discussions for your high-availability, IoT, cloud, big data and other changing business needs. This conference is an opportunity to network with peers and technology professionals by bringing together accomplished DBA’s, developers, system architects and executives from around the world to share their knowledge and experience – all to help you learn how to tackle your open source database challenges in a whole new way. This year’s conference will feature one day of tutorials and two days of keynote talks and breakout sessions related to open source databases and software. Attendees get briefed on the hottest topics, learn about building and maintaining high-performing deployments and hear from top industry leaders.

April 30 - May 3, 2018 Las Vegas, NV

Dell EMC World is where IT and innovation intersect. Experience the full Dell Technologies ecosystem—in an environment built to educate and empower.

Discover the products, emerging trends and integrated solutions you need to realize success in the digital future.

Get hands on with the latest technologies and meet up with the experts who make it all happen.

June 4 - 6, 2018 Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA

Since our inaugural event in 2013, thousands of developers, scientists, analysts, researchers and executives from around the globe have flocked to Spark Summit to better understand how big data, machine learning and data science can deliver new insights. Whether you’re new to Apache Spark or a hardcore enthusiast, Spark Summit is the place to meet with leading experts to share knowledge, receive training and foster valuable connections.

Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It was started at UC Berkeley in 2009 and is now developed at the vendor-independent Apache Software Foundation. Since its release, Spark has seen rapid adoption by enterprises across a wide range of industries. Internet powerhouses such as Yahoo, eBay and Netflix have deployed Spark at massive scale, processing multiple petabytes of data on clusters of over 8,000 nodes. Apache Spark has also become the largest open source community in big data, with over 1000 contributors from 250+ organizations.

June 5 - 7, 2018 Orlando, FL

SAPPHIRE NOW is the largest global business technology event. We’re still working on speakers, agenda and event details, but to give you an example of what we’ve done last year:

  • Large scale announcements on new partnerships with Apple, Microsoft and UPS
  • Presentations on the future of game-changing technology: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and more
  • C-level executives on stage such as Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Intel CIO Kim Stevenson, Under Armour CIO Paul Fipps and Nestle CIO Terence Stacey
  • Access to C-level execs for 1-1 interviews from companies such as Accenture, Hershey’s, Estee Lauder, Air Asia and more.