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Business Intelligence SIG: Cutting Edge Business Intelligence in the Cloud

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    TITLE:  Cutting Edge Business Intelligence in the Cloud

    ABSTRACT:

    Lenin will tell us who ShareThis is and how they make social networking easy.  He will talk about how cloud computing works for ShareThis.  In particular, he will show how ShareThis uses Aster Data for their Data Warehouse and how they use Amazon EC2, Cascading, Hadoop, Hive, and MicroStrategy to power Business Intelligence.  Lenin will point out lessons learned by ShareThis including best practices and pitfalls in running BI in the cloud.

     


     
    BIO:

     

    Lenin Gali is the Director of Business Intelligence at ShareThis, Inc a rapidly growing start up based in Mountain View, CA. ShareThis is a sharing network and offers products that allow online users to share content with friends, family and their network via Email, SMS and other social networking sites such as FaceBook, Twitter, MySpace, and LinkedIn. ShareThis customers include Fox Media, UsMagazine, Wired, ESPN, and movies.com.

    Lenin Gali attended Bangalore University, India where he received a bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a major in Engineering. During his 15 year career he has worked in banking, telecommunications, retail application systems, and online applications for companies such as Nokia and IAC. Lenin is an active member of and speaker at TDWI and other BI groups. It is his passion to work with databases and data warehouse projects as both an engineer and as a manager. When not working, Lenin enjoys playing golf,  teaching his young son golf, and playing other outdoor sports.

     

     

     

    Location

    SAP
    Building D
    Southern Cross Room
    3410 Hillview Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94304

     

    Agenda
    6:30pm - 7:00pm - Registration
    7:00pm - 8:30pm - Presentation

    Cost

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members

    For more information: visit: www.sdforum.org/BISIG