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Meet the Amazon EMR Team this Friday at a Tech Talk & Networking Event in Mountain View

Want to change the world with Big Data and Analytics? Come join us on the Amazon EMR team in Amazon Web Services!

Meet the Amazon EMR team this Friday April 7th from 5:00 – 7:30 PM at Michael’s at Shoreline in Mountain View. We’ll feature short tech talks by EMR leadership who will talk about the past, present, and future of Apache Hadoop and Spark ecosystem and EMR. You’ll also meet EMR engineers who are eager to discuss the challenges and opportunities involved in building the EMR service and running the latest open-source big data frameworks like Spark and Presto at massive scale. We’ll give out several door prizes, including an Amazon Echo with an Amazon Dot, Kindle, and Fire TV Stick!

Amazon EMR is a web service which enables customers to run massive clusters with distributed big data frameworks like Apache Hadoop, Hive, Tez, Flink, Spark, Presto, HBase and more, with the ability to effortlessly scale up and down as needed. We run a large number of customer clusters, enabling processing on vast datasets.

We are developing innovative new features including our next-generation cluster management system, improvements for real-time processing of big data, and ways to enable customers to more easily interact with their data. We’re looking for top engineers to build them from the ground up.

Here are sample features that we have recently delivered:

Interested? We hope you can make it! Please RSVP on Eventbrite.