Brendan Tierney, Oracle ACE Director, is an independent consultant (Oralytics) and lectures on data science, databases, and Big Data at the Dublin Institute of Technology/Dublin Technological University. He has 24+ years of experience working in the areas of data mining, data science, Big Data, and data warehousing. Brendan is a recognized data science and Big Data expert and has worked on projects in Ireland, the UK, Belgium, Holland, Norway, Spain, Canada, and the U.S. Brendan is active in the Oracle User Group community, where he is one of the leaders for the OUG in Ireland. Brendan has also been editor of the UKOUG Oracle Scene magazine and is a regular speaker at conferences around the world. He is an active blogger and also writes articles for OTN, Oracle Scene, IOUG SELECT Journal, ODTUG Technical Journal, and ToadWorld. He is also on the board of directors for DAMA in Ireland. Brendan has published three books with Oracle Press (Predictive Analytics Using Oracle Data Miner, Oracle R Enterprise: Harnessing the Power of R in Oracle Database, and Real World SQL and PL/SQL: Advice from the Experts). These books are available on Amazon.
Web and blog: www.oralytics.com Twitter: @brendantierney
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