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How to Increase Speed to Analytics-Driven Decisions: SAS® Viya® With SingleStore

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

This webinar is for IT directors or analytical leads who need to modify or expand existing analytical pipelines to take advantage of the latest in AI/ML capabilities – all while reducing their total costs of ownership.

You will see how to use the power of SAS Viya with SingleStore and SAS Cloud Analytic Services (CAS) to analyze data in SingleStore relational tables and reduce ETL data movements.

We will cover performance characteristics of SAS Viya with SingleStore and how to optimize your infrastructure footprint to reduce costs.

We will show you how to deliver AI-based decisions via a faster analytical pipeline and how to deliver an open data framework as part of an enterprise data fabric.

You will learn:

  • How SAS Viya performs accessing data directly in SingleStore.
  • How to optimize infrastructure to deliver faster performance at reduced cost.
  • How to create a true enterprise-level data fabric and associated model development and delivery pipeline.

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About the Experts

Bill Danker
Senior Product Manager, SAS

Bill Danker joined SAS in October 2019, with more than 30 years of experience in R&D, data engineering and computer science. He has a background in the development and delivery of petabyte scale systems for research, product development and commercial operations. He also has extensive background in the application of analytics to support R&D research, particularly for genetic testing and analysis of G x E interactions that determine phenotypic responses in plants.

Danker has led global teams in the delivery of IT projects, encompassing lift and shift of on-prem applications to cloud environments as well as bringing innovative approaches to application development, via adoption of the latest data architectures and cloud-based technologies.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, with a minor in business administration, from Morningside College. He earned his Master of Science degree in business administration sciences from Iowa State University.