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Tuesday, April 14 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Pharmacovigilance - Big Data for RealTime Drug Monitoring - Pei Chen, Apache cTAKES & Jay Vyas, Red Hat

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Real Time Drug Safety Monitoring in the Cloud - Collecting and harnessing knowledge from large public data sources in real time to monitor and detect adverse drug effects. In this presentation, Pei and Jay will demonstrate an entire system using Apache BigTop, OpenStack, Spark, cTAKES, Cassandra to proactively monitor and detect adverse drug events from Twitter data.


Pei Chen

Pei Chen is VP of the Apache cTAKES project. He is also a lead application development specialist at the Informatics Program at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Co-Founder of Wired Informatics. Mr. Pei’s interests lie in building practical applications... Read More →
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Jay Vyas

Cloud Native Engineering, Vmware
Jay Vyas is a Kubernetes Engineer at VMWare, and has worked on K8s at its inception in 2015 as an open source project. Jay has also worked on the business side of Kubernetes, moving Blackducksoftware's 100 milion dollar business to an 80% SaaS based model, entirely powered by Kubernetes... Read More →

Tuesday April 14, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
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