ISTE, CSI Salem Chapter & Sona CSI Student Branch Sponsored National workshop on Technologies for Big Data and Analytics

Date(s) - 16/03/2016 - 19/03/2016
All Day

Sona College of Technology


“The ability of society to harness information in novel ways to produce useful insights or goods and services of significant value” and “…things one can do at a large scale that cannot be done at a smaller one, to extract new insights or create new forms of value.- Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier. The recent decades have witnessed tremendous progress in the field of Big Data Processing that has touched almost all walks of our daily life. The objective of the workshop is to give the participants a clear view on

  • Big Data
  • Introduction and Installation of Hadoop
  • Map Reduce Techniques
  • Apache Pig

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The inauguration of the ISTE, CSI Sponsored Four day National Level Workshop on “Technologies for Big Data & Analytics” started at 10.30 am. Dr.M.Usha, Vice Principal, SCT, Salem delivered the welcome address and it was followed by the special address by Sri Chocko Valliappa, Vice Chairman, Sona Group of Institutions. Dr.C.V.Koushik, Academic Director, SCT Salem addressed the gathering. Dr. Jey Veerasmy, University of Texas, Dallas, USA & Ayush Gaur, University of Texas, Dallas, USA addressed on the theme of the workshop. Finally, the session was wrapped up with vote of thanks by Dr.B.Sathiyabama, HOD/CSE. The workshop was attended by 83 participants, includes research fellows, Academicians and PG /UG Students. Faculty from dept of IT, CSE and ECE attended the workshop by the eminent person in the field.

All the four days was engaged by Ayush Gaur and he gave in depth lectures on, Introduction on Big Data, Introduction and Installation of Hadoop, Map Reduce Techniques and Apache Pig.


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