14 Jul 2022


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Enterprise Governance on Data Lake with Unity Catalog & Databricks Implementation with R Jobs Migration Use Case

Please join us for our first in-person (& online) Databricks session in a long time. During this session, we will cover two different topics:

1. Vinny Vijeyakumaar from Databricks will talk to us about “Enterprise Governance on Data Lake with Unity Catalog”

2. Deon Jacobs from Data-Driven will walk us through a customer use case: “Databricks Implementation with R Jobs Migration”


5:00 PM

  • Start with 30min of networking

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

  • Quick introduction
  • Enterprise Governance on Data Lake with Unity Catalog
  • Databricks Implementation with R Jobs Migration (Use-case)
  • Q&A

6:30 – 7:00 PM

  • Networking with pizza & drinks

Session Overview

Enterprise Governance on Data Lake with Unity Catalog

Governance and reliable data asset management are key to a successful Lakehouse strategy.

Today we’ll learn how Unity Catalog brings enhanced security to your data lake + warehouse, and introduces nifty productivity tools such as lineage tracking

Learning Points:

• Unified governance across Databricks Workspaces

• Take the guesswork about data through Lineage reports

• Democratise data through better Data Discovery

• See what the roadmap holds

Databricks Implementation with R Jobs Migration

Presentation of a real customer Databricks implementation with the migration of existing R Jobs used by the Data Science team.

Key customer benefits showcased:

• Easy to migrate and maintain R Jobs logic previously implemented

• Remove SQL constrains

• Increase team collaboration

• Ability to expand the Data Science Team

• Increase the team reporting capabilities

Meetup Host

Vinny Vijeyakumaar • Data and AI Analytics

Vinny Vijeyakumaar

Senior Solutions Architect at Databricks

Vinny consults with businesses big & small on maximising value from their data. Vinny has been in the data space for 15+ years. His data experience has taken him from scaling MySQL databases for startups, driving Google Analytics adoption in Southeast Asia, running analytics consultancies, being a smart analytics specialist at Google Cloud, and now building out Lakehouses with Databricks. Come say hi, as Vinny is always up for a chat on how to make data & ML as effortless as possible!

Deon Jacobs

Deon Jacobs

Head of Data and Analytics at Data-Driven

Deon has a proven track record of translating business concepts into production deployments across a broad range of vertical markets.

With his strong engineering background, Deon uses a first principles approach to confront business problems in a logical and ordered manner. Deon is a highly motivated and personable individual, who enjoys seeing businesses realize their digital transformation objectives.

Meetup Sponsor

Data-Driven provides tailored end-to-end consulting services and solutions to help businesses transform their data into actionable insights and drive their business decisions.

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