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Friday, May 20 • 1:10pm - 1:50pm
Visualizing big data: live coding an interactive dataviz app with opensource tools

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Ever considered making your dataviz interactive by linking it to a database? Yeah, but then you’re entering a world of pain: authenticating users, writing the SQL code, making your widgets interact with each other… In this talk, I build a new dataviz app from scratch. Using source data representing a couple hundred million rows in an Amazon Redshift database, I show which open source tools are used to create an interactive, secure Javascript app using D3js and OpenBouquet. I demonstrate how much value is provided by connecting a dataviz to raw source data – even if it’s big. I discuss the choice of tools and, by the end, you’ll feel confident about achieving the same results even without any database skills.

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Olivier Balbous

Software Architect, OpenBouquet
Olivier is Chief Software Architect at Squid Solutions. Olivier is also the key driver of R&D of the OpenBouquet API and Javascript SDK. Before joining Squid, he spent 15 years as Engineering Manager designing front and back-end web platforms for companies such as the Banque Populaire, Alsthom and IRCAM. Olivier studied software engineering at EPITA in Paris.

Friday May 20, 2016 1:10pm - 1:50pm

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