CCC Hosting Boston Apache Spark User Group Meetup at its Danvers, MA Headquarters


Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, is sponsoring and hosting the next monthly Boston Apache Spark User Group Meetup at 6:30 pm on 30 May 2019 at its headquarters at 222 Rosewood Drive in Danvers.

The Boston Apache Spark User Group is open to technology professionals in the Greater Boston area interested in Apache Spark – what it is, what it does, and what other people are doing with it. Recent Apache Spark meetups were sponsored by WB Games Boston, Quantum Black, and McGraw Hill.

The 30 May meetup will feature presentations by CCC’s Matt Kleiderman, Director of Architecture, and Glenn Street, Data Architect. Kleiderman will speak on “Author Disambiguation in a Knowledge Graph,” covering how to build a knowledge graph of authorships and citations. Street’s presentation, “How to (Not) Light a Pile of Money on Fire Using On-Demand Web Services for ETL,” will describe how Street and his colleagues learned to make the most of on-demand serverless ETL and will offer tips for keeping costs under control.

WB Games’ Principal Big Data Engineer, Nick Afshartous, and Helen Liu, computer science major at Northeastern University and currently on co-op with WB Games, will also present an approach to auto-scaling Amazon EMR clusters running Spark Streaming.


Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) builds unique solutions that connect content and rights in contextually relevant ways through software and professional services. CCC helps people navigate vast amounts of data to discover actionable insights, enabling them to innovate and make informed decisions. CCC, with its subsidiaries RightsDirectandIxxus, collaborates with customers to advance how data and information are integrated, accessed, and shared while setting the standard for effective copyright solutions that accelerate knowledge and power innovation. CCC is headquartered in Danvers, Mass., with offices across North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more about CCC,

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