Olenick at Big Data Week Belfast

Olenick is proud and happy to announce that they are a sponsor of The 2015 Belfast Big Data Conference being held in the Titanic Building on April 23, 2015.

This year, Big Data Week is aiming to bring together 40,000 participants from four continents with the purpose of inspiring more individuals and SMEs to start data projects and tap into the immense potential that is big data.

As such, this edition will feature two tracks –


Oriented towards business decision makers, consultants, and analysts; The business track will showcase real-world success stories from five industries: Retail, Finance, Publishing, Gaming, and Science.


This track is meant for more technical big data practitioners such as developers, system admins, dev-ops, and data scientists. It will include best practices, how-tos, workshops, and case studies from big data professionals who have had hands on experience working with big data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL databases, and visualization and integration software.

Do You Know Your Big Data Numbers?


  • 1,000 bytes = one kilobyte (kB)
  • 1,000 kB = one megabyte (MB)
  • 1,000 MB = one gigabyte (GB)
  • 1,000 GB = one terabyte (TB)
  • 1,000 TB = one petabyte (PB)
  • 1,000 PB = one exabyte (EB)
  • 1,000 EB = one zettabyte (ZB)
  • 1,000 ZB = one yottabyte (YB)

Please see the links below for a deeper dive into Hadoop from our perspective and see you out there during Big Data Week in Belfast.

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Since last year’s event, Olenick has become a Cloudera SI Partner and, by building on its expertise in Project Management and Quality assurance, is well placed to help organizations manage their Data projects based on the Cloudera Hadoop platform and Olenick’s methodologies and best practices.

By Mark McGuinness, Lab Manager – Olenick & Associates, Belfast

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