Apache: Big Data North America 2017 will be held at the Intercontinental Miami in Miami, Florida. 

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Thursday, May 18 • 11:20am - 12:10pm
From Open Data to Open Information - Thomas Vanhove, Qrama

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Smart cities gather massive amounts of data from IoT sensors all over the city and external data sources provides by city services. These data sets are often made available to the public as open data sets, but while the data is openly available, using the data for practical use cases still requires infrastructure.

Thomas Vanhove will present the City of Things, a smart city project in the city of Antwerp (Belgium), and how people gain access to open data and can run their own analysis with the Tengu platform. Tengu provides the functionality to create custom big data frameworks through automated installation, configuration and integration of big data technologies for storage and analysis. In the City of Things project this not only allows users access to open data but to infrastructure and analysis as well.

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Thomas Vanhove

Co-founder - CEO, Qrama
Thomas obtained his master's degree in Computer Science from Ghent University, Belgium in July 2012. In August 2012, he started his PhD at the Information Technology department, researching the means for reaching true dynamic storage and polyglot persistence as to increase application... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2017 11:20am - 12:10pm EDT
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