Join Vertica at the Southern Data Science Conference in Atlanta

Posted April 8, 2019 by Jeff Healey, Sr Director, Vertica Product Marketing at Micro Focus

Southern Data Science Conference, April 11, 12
Next week – April 11-12 – Atlanta, GA will host the Southern Data Science Conference (SDSC). Held at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown, this event is geared to data scientists converging to hear from the industry’s best and brightest minds from top companies and research institutes. More than 400 attendees will attend two days of sessions, covered by more than 30 compelling speakers and 50 researchers. What makes this event unique is that it’s a single-track conference, so you won’t have to miss a single session.

One must-see session on Machine Learning will be delivered by our very own Arash Jalalzadeh Fard, Senior Vertica Software Engineer:

Vertica-ML: Highly Scalable Predictive Analytics where Big Data Resides
April 11, 2019, 1:30 – 2:00 pm

Predictive Analytics is a key element for a growing number of companies to gain a competitive edge from their collected Big Data. An in-database machine learning system can provide many advantages like data security and provenance, model storage and management, eliminating overhead of data transfer, and so on. This talk introduces Vertica-ML and its SQL-API for running machine learning inside Vertica database at scale.
Can’t make the show? Learn all about Vertica’s unique approach to in-database machine learning, which supports the entire predictive analytics process with massively parallel processing and a familiar SQL interface. Also, read our recently published article in Datanami that answers the question – You Can’t Do Machine Learning Inside a Database. Can You?

Spoiler alert – with Vertica, you can.



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