Most interesting Big Data Trends and Free Pass to Big Data TechCon, April 8-10, Boston

As a Media Partner for Big Data TechCon, April 8-10, Boston, KDnuggets has a free pass to give away. Email your suggestions by Mar 31 for the most interesting Big Data trends to be eligible to win the KDnuggets pass.

There are many Big Data meetings now, but what sets Big Data TechCon apart is its focus on HOW-TO, with tutorials and classes and keynotes on how to leverage your Big Data.

As a Media Partner for the conference, KDnuggets has a free pass to give away.

Email to editor1 by March 31, 2013 your answers to

What are the most interesting Big Data trends for the next 3 years?

Choose no more than 3 trends. Is it social, mobile, cloud, machine learning, in-memory computing, open-source, privacy, big analytics, smart data, Big data Hype, or <insert your buzz-word here> ?

and be entered into a random drawing to win the free pass.

All contest participants will also get a free subcription to KDnuggets News.

Here is more information on the conference. See below for KDnuggets discount code and save more when you register by March 22.

Big Data TechCon
Big Data TechCon
, April 8-10 in Boston, to learn HOW-TO accommodate the terabytes and petabytes of data from your Web logs, social media interactions, scientific research, transactions, sensors and financial records. Learn how to index, search and summarize Big Data. Learn how to empower employees, inform managers, and reach out to customers.

The tangible benefits of Big Data analytics are well known. You likely understand the "why" of Big Data. Big Data TechCon isn't a "why" conference. It's the HOW-TO conference for Big Data. Practical tutorials. Technical classes.

Big Data TechCon is technology-agnostic. The tutorials and classes apply to Big Data in your data center or in the cloud, from hosted environments to your own servers. The sessions apply to relational databases, NoSQL databases, unstructured data, flat files and data feeds.

Learn from the smartest, hardest-working faculty in the Big Data universe in a way you never could by reading a book or watching a webinar. The faculty have real-world experience that you can tap into, whether you use Java, C++, .NET or JavaScript; whether you like MySQL, SQL Server, DB2 or Oracle; whether you love or hate Hadoop; and whether you are looking at dozens of terabytes or hundreds of petabytes.

Mingle with fellow attendees. Be inspired by keynotes, including Dr. Michael Stonebraker of MIT/CSAIL; Dr. Oscar Boykin of Twitter; and Adam Laicano, Data Scientist at Tumblr. Be impressed by the hottest Big Data tools in the Expo Hall. It's all waiting for you. The show is produced by BZ Media - publisher of SD Times, the leading magazine for software development managers.

Receive a $200 discount off the prevailing fees of a 3-day pass by inserting the code BIGDATA when prompted. Register by March 22 and save an additional $200.