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With the Rise of Open Source, Why Organizations Still Turn to SAS®

Commercial software vs. open source. Each side has its share of passionate believers. Ultimately, both communities depend on one another.

In this presentation, Brian Garrett discusses how SAS uses Hadoop and other open-source projects to address some of the biggest challenges businesses face. Plus, he will show how SAS “plays well” and contributes to shared success with open-source communities.


Brian Garrett

Brian Garrett, Principal Solutions Architect, SAS
With more than 20 years in analytics and IT architecture, Garrett has worked on big data projects around the world, including the 2010 US Census. Prior to joining SAS, he was the Chief Technical Officer of Mustard Tree Instruments, where he developed an analytical and computing platform for the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Garrett holds a bachelor’s in statistics from North Carolina State University and a master’s in information systems from The George Washington University.

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June 3-5
San Jose Convention Center
150 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95110


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