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What's New in Revolution R Enterprise 6.2


Presenters:

Thomas W. Dinsmore, Director of Product Management, Revolution Analytics
David Smith, VP of Marketing and Community, Revolution Analytics

The latest update to Revolution R Enterprise 6.2 is now available to customers. In this 30-minute webinar, David Smith will provide a brief overview of Revolution R Enterprise. Then, Thomas Dinsmore will introduce existing users to the new features of Revolution R Enterprise 6.2.

  • High-speed Teradata Connection
  • Stepwise regression for big-data linear models
  • Updated RevoDeployR web deployment framework
  • R 2.15.3 language engine

About the speakers:

About the Speakers:
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Thomas is Director of Product Management for Revolution Analytics. Prior to joining Revolution Analytics, Thomas was an Analytics Solution Architect in IBM Big Data Solutions, where he helped clients build analytic enterprises with IBM PureData System for Analytics (Powered by Netezza). Over the past 25 years he has led or contributed to analytic solutions for more than five hundred clients across vertical markets and around the world. Although his roots are in hands-on customer analytics, in the past fifteen years Thomas has expanded the scope of his experience to include analytic software applications and broader solutions including database integration and web applications. As a project lead, he has worked with DB2, Oracle, Netezza, SQL Server and Teradata. Thomas is certified in SAS, and has working experience with the leading analytic tools available in the market today, including R, SPSS, and Oracle Data Mining.

David Smith leads corporate marketing and community relations at Revolution Analytics. With a background in data science, he writes daily about applications of R and predictive analytics at the Revolutions blog, and was named a top 10 influencer on the topic of “Big Data” by Forbes. He is the co-author (with Bill Venables) of R’s tutorial manual "An Introduction to R", and was one of the originating developers of the ESS (Emacs Speaks Statistics) project. Prior to joining Revolution Analytics, David was the director of product management for S-PLUS at Insightful, Inc. Follow David on Twitter as @revodavid.