Qubole’s “Big Data Secrets” Webinar Series Continues with Sentiment Analysis Tutorial

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Qubole™, a provider of the next generation cloud Big Data platform, is pleased to announce open registration for the fourth webinar in the “Big Data Secrets from the Pros” series. On October 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT, Sadiq Shaik, Director of Product Management, will present “Sentiment Analysis Using Hive”.

In this hands-on workshop, audiences will learn how to build and deploy sentiment analysis and perform pre-processing and post-processing of textual data using Apache Hive within Qubole Data Service (QDS). They will use the n-gram language model built into Hive and use Hive extensibility to plug-in other language models. All attendees will also get access to a free data set, a 15-minute "point-and-click" tutorial, and access to watch the webinar again On Demand.

“All of us here at Qubole are very excited to continue sharing our expertise with the world through these webinars,” said Joydeep Sen Sarma, co-founder and CTO. “This is central to our efforts to democratize Big Data. Between using the Qubole Data Service (QDS) and learning Hadoop best practices, enterprises of all sizes and users at all levels will soon be processing Big Data like the pros at Facebook!”

The “Big Data Secrets from the Pros” series has already offered three live webinars to international audiences:     5 Tips for Effective Hive Queries

    Build and Deploy Awesome Apache Hive UDFs

    Build a Big Data App in 30 Minutes

All three webinars are currently available On Demand. It is recommended that viewers register for Qubole’s free 15 day trial of QDS in order to practice the techniques in an active hands-on environment.

About Qubole

Qubole is the leading Big Data as a Service. Founded by Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, former leaders of Facebook’s data infrastructure organization and long-time contributors to Apache Hadoop and creators of Apache Hive.

Qubole is trusted by the largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures. Among its customers are Pinterest, Quora, MediaMath, BigCommerce and many others.

Qubole Data Service (QDS) provides a turnkey SaaS solution for Big Data teams, running on the top performing elastic Hadoop engine on the cloud and includes a library of data connectors with graphical user-interface for Hive, Pig, Ooze and Sqoop. QDS makes it easy to inspect data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs. With QDS, the power of Big Data meets the simplicity of the cloud.


Walter Paley