Microsoft and Hortonworks are working together to bring you a series of free webinars on the 20th of September, 10th of October, and the 14th of November 2017. Read on to learn more about the webinars and to find out how to register.

Microsoft + Hortonworks - Free Webinar Series

Free Webinar 1: Democratizing Big Data with Microsoft Azure HDInsight

Date: 20th September 2017
Time: 11AM SGT (Singapore Time)

In this webinar, you will learn how you can use Microsoft Azure HDInsight to discover insight from new data sources such as machine logs, sensors, social media, weather and geospatial data. The presenters for this are Arun Kumar from Hortonworks and Wang Yi from Microsoft.

Register Here for Webinar 1.

Free Webinar 2: Using Spark in the Cloud with Hortonworks and Microsoft

Date: 10th October 2017
Time: 11AM SGT (Singapore Time)

In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • The most common use cases for Apache Spark and how can you apply them to your business.
  • How to make interactive queries over big data in Hadoop using BI tools How to use machine learning algorithms to predict outcomes in your analysis Today organizations produce more data than ever and are continuously looking for solutions that allow them to gain deep insight into their business and monetize the data collected from multiple sources.

Apache Spark helps you to improve your business insights by providing a highly-scalable and interactive environment for analyzing data. Microsoft has worked with Hortonworks to integrate Spark with Azure, making it available in the cloud. Azure HDInsight, Microsoft’s managed Hadoop-as-a-service, eliminates the heavy lifting associated with deploying, managing and executing tasks on Hadoop and Spark, thus raising the bar on what it means to process big data in the cloud.

Register Here for Webinar 2.

Free Webinar 3: Top 5 Strategies in Retail Data Analytics

Date: 14th November 2017
Time: 8AM PT

It’s an exciting time for retailers as technology is driving a major disruption in the market. Whether you are just beginning to build a retail data analytics program or you have been gaining advanced insights from your data for quite some time. In this webinar, you can join speakers Arun Kumar (Hortonworks) and Wang Yi (Microsoft) as we explore the trends, drivers and hurdles in retail data analytics.

Register Here for Webinar 3.