Presenter: Dr. Munagala V. Ramanath ("Ram"), Committer for Apache Apex, Software Engineer at DataTorrent. Abstract: Introduction to Apache Apex - The next generation native Hadoop platform. This talk will cover details about how Apache Apex can be used as a powerful and versatile platform for big data processing. Common usage of Apache Apex includes big data ingestion, streaming analytics, ETL, fast batch alerts, real-time actions, threat detection, etc. Bio: Dr. Munagala V. Ramanath is a Committer for Apache Apex and a Software Engineer at DataTorrent. He has many years experience working for a variety of companies in California and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Please use the following link to register for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8426512360043459586 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For deeper engagement with Apache Apex, download, view past meetup webinars, slides, and docs. To reduce time to market, look at operable app-templates that you can quickly import and launch. Examples: HDFS-Sync, Kafka-HDFS, HDFS-Line-Copy, S3-HDFS and HDFS-Kafka. Free DataTorrent Enterprise Edition for qualifying startups. Check it out! Brought to you by DataTorrent, creators of Apache Apex.