Dremio Dives Deep Below the Surface for the Industry’s First Cloud Data Lake Conference

Technical leadership conference showcases open source innovation and best practices for cloud data lakes

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dremio, the data lake engine company, is hosting Subsurface, the industry’s first conference that explores the future of the cloud data lake. The LIVE, virtual event will be held on July 30, 2020, and will include discussions with open source and technology leaders at companies such as Netflix, Expedia, Preset, Exelon, Microsoft and AWS about their experiences spearheading open source projects and building modern data lakes.

The LIVE, virtual conference will feature:

  • Keynotes and technical sessions from open source and technology leaders such as:

    • Wes McKinney, Director at Ursa Labs; Pandas Creator and Apache Arrow Co-creator
    • Daniel Weeks, Big Data Compute Team Lead, Netflix; Parquet Committer and Hive Contributor
    • Raji Easwaran, Group Program Manager, Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Maxime Beauchemin, CEO and Founder, Preset; Apache Superset and Airflow Creator
    • Julien Le Dem, Co-founder and CTO at Datakin; Apache Parquet Co-creator
    • Raghu Prabhu, Global Manager, Data Lakes, Big Data and Analytics at AWS
    • Tomer Shiran, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Dremio
  • Industry experts and community leaders discussing the trends, strategies and technologies that are driving data platform modernization
  • Technical sessions on what lies ahead for innovative open source projects such as Apache Arrow, Iceberg, Parquet and Superset from the project creators
  • Technical sessions discussing how to build fast, cost-efficient and easy-to-use cloud data lakes from data platform experts at leading companies such as Exelon and Expedia
  • Real-world approaches to solve for a wide range of use cases, from data warehousing and BI to data science and advanced analytics
  • Peer-to-peer networking, best-practice sharing and an ongoing community for attendees to collaborate even after the conference
  • Live 1:1 product and technology demonstrations

“We designed Subsurface to be a unique forum for data architects and engineers to learn best practices for architecting next-generation cloud data lakes,” said Tomer Shiran, chief product officer, Dremio. “We’re creating an ongoing forum that brings together the big data, analytics and open source communities to explore what’s below the surface of the cloud data lake. Whether you are looking to expand your technical knowledge or build relationships with peers and industry experts, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn and engage.”

Subsurface is open to everyone, free of charge. Read the blog, and click here to learn more and register.

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About Dremio

Dremio data lake engine delivers fast query speed and a self-service semantic layer operating directly on data lake storage. Dremio eliminates the need to copy and move data to proprietary data warehouses or create cubes, aggregation tables and BI extracts, providing flexibility and control for Data Architects, and self-service for Data Consumers. For more information, visit www.dremio.com

Founded in 2015, Dremio is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. Investors include Cisco Investments, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Redpoint. Connect with Dremio on GitHub, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.


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