Google Cloud Melbourne (February)

GDG Cloud Melbourne
Thu, Feb 13, 2020, 5:30 PM (AEDT)

About this event

Doors open for drinks at 5:30pm, and talks will kickoff at 6pm. There'll also be nibbles, and when the talks finish up there will be more time for drinks and networking. Look forward to seeing you then.

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*** PLEASE NOTE: We are in a new venue for this one ***


🎀 "Introducing Tensorflow 2.x" - Wilan Wong, Director - Analytics & AI @ Deloitte

Wilan will give us an overview of the new features for Tensorflow 2.x and how it makes it easier than ever to get started with building your own neural network

🎀 "Apache Spark in the Google Cloud" - Jeffrey Aven, Cloud Computing Consultant @ Aven Solutions

This talk will explore the various methods of deploying Apache Spark clusters and applications in the Google Cloud, from managed Spark clusters using Dataproc, to Dataproc jobs executed in GKE clusters, to Spark standalone deployed on GKE, to Spark using Kubernetes on GKE as a cluster manager.

The presenter, Jeffrey Aven, is a cloud/big data consultant and instructor based in Melbourne, who is the author of several books including Data Analytics with Spark Using Python (Addison-Wesley Data & Analytics Series) and SAMS Teach Yourself Apache Spark in 24 Hours.