10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 07/22/2010
Medical informatics lags behind the progress of other “big data” domains, in large part because data is often held hostage in proprietary applications and schema. We present a grid software solution to this problem that utilizes NASA JPL’s Object Oriented Data Technology (OODT) and is being deployed at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to enable new data-driven clinical decision support tools.
1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/20/2010
Moore's Law has run its course, yet despite the growing demands placed
on databases, traditional solutions offer little alternative to vertical
scaling. Come learn step-by-step how to use Apache Cassandra to turn a
cluster of inexpensive commodity servers in to a massively scalable
10:00am–10:40am Friday, 07/23/2010
Long-running functions get in the way of distributed or interactive systems. Applying these "lazy component" designs and use-cases to your sequential code will make your APIs more open and easily reusable.