Data Engineering For Dummies

Contributed Talk | Day 2 | 2:20 pm | 40 Minute Duration | Grand Gallery A
  • Brian Tol
    SpinDance Vice President of Engineering

Data Engineering For Dummies

Contributed Talk | Day 2 | 2:20 pm | 40 Minute Duration | Grand Gallery A

Over the last few years, Data Engineering has emerged as an important part of the Big Data puzzle. Sitting somewhere between data science and the cloud, data engineering focuses on the data lifecycle: acquisition, enrichment, storage, and delivery. This talk looks at data engineering from the trenches, using several short case studies to illuminate the day-to-day role of a data engineer. Spoilers: everything old is new again.