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Cloudera Employee
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎09-21-2015
September 13th Wisconsin Cloudera User Group
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  • Date: Tuesday, September 13th at 6pm
  • Location: Rockwell Automation 1201 South 2nd Street, Milwaukee, WI
  • Signup for the meetup here!


Join us for our inaugural meetup at Rockwell Automation!  


Talk #1: Rockwell Automation leveraged the Cloudera platform in a pilot to provide a suite of analytical functions for monitoring the electromechanical performance of the iTrak system. Come hear how the solution monitored the motion profiles, torque signatures, position errors of the iTrak movers, established a live-data monitoring system for the prediction of failures, and helped build out Rockwell’s IoT Data Lake.  It also advanced stream analytics and Machine Learning.


Speaker bio: 

Francisco P. Maturana, Ph.D., is a Senior Principal Engineer at Rockwell Automation, Strategic Development Headquarters. Francisco is an Industrial IoT Data Architect with focus on applied IoT Data technology to industry. He has developed IoT Data and Automation solution architectures for primary industry segments, such as: Energy, Supply Chain, Distribution Centers, Remote Monitoring Services, Food and Beverage, Water/Waste Water, Mining, Manufacturing, etc. His interest is in leveraging synergy in between the Enterprise and Industrial information for creating Big Data and Analytics solutions. He has also applied Autonomous Agents (AI), Simulation, and Virtual Reality technology to solving complex distributed control problems. He developed an emulation control framework for Operator Training Systems (OTSs)


Talk #2: Come hear about the advancements to the Cloudera Platform including the newly minted Apache Kudu from Brian Baillod, Cloudera


Speaker bio: 

Brian Baillod is a Senior Sales Engineer at Cloudera. He has 21 years of technical sales experience preceded by 7 years of Corporate IT experience.  He has experience with Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, MPP Databases and Hadoop.  He is the Impala regional specialist at Cloudera.



*6 - 6:30pm – Food, Drinks & Networking

*6:30 – 7:15pm Cloudera Product Update

*7:15 – 8pm Rockwell Automation iTrak presentation


Notes: Visitors parking is available at the fenced-in lot at the southwest corner of W. Greenfield Avenue and Second Street.  Walk North on Second Street to the Employee Entrance (the Main Entrance is closed after hours).  You MUST present a government-issued photo ID to enter the building.  Let the guard know you are part of the Cloudera Users Group meeting and someone will escort you to the meeting area.  Please plan on arriving no earlier than 5:30pm.


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Cloudera Employee
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎09-21-2015
Re: September 13th Wisconsin Cloudera User Group

Thank you all for attending this week's meetup.  As members of the Cloudera User Group, I'd like to share some resources, as well as member discounts.



Cloudera CUG Discounts:

  • 20% off Strata + Hadoop World registration (all cities), for sessions as well as tutorials (use code CLOUDERADEV at checkout)
  • 40% off O’Reilly Media print books
  • 50% off ebooks and videos (bundles not eligible; use code CLOUDERA at checkout)10% off Cloudera University training (use code CDH_10 at checkout)