Press release

Copyright Clearance Center Hosting Boston Apache Spark User Group Meetup at its Danvers, MA Headquarters

Sponsored by Businesswire

Clearance Center, Inc.
 (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright,
accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, is sponsoring and
hosting the next monthly Boston
Apache Spark User Group Meetup
at 6:30 pm on 30 May 2019 at its
headquarters at 222 Rosewood Drive in Danvers.

The Boston
Apache Spark User Group
is open to technology professionals in the
Greater Boston area interested in Apache
– what it is, what it does, and what other people are doing
with it. Recent Apache Spark meetups were sponsored by WB
Games Boston
, Quantum
, and McGraw

The 30 May meetup will feature presentations by CCC’s Matt Kleiderman,
Director of Architecture, and Glenn Street, Data Architect. Kleiderman
will speak on “Author Disambiguation in a Knowledge Graph,” covering how
to build a knowledge graph of authorships and citations. Street’s
presentation, “How to (Not) Light a Pile of Money on Fire Using
On-Demand Web Services for ETL,” will describe how Street and his
colleagues learned to make the most of on-demand serverless ETL and will
offer tips for keeping costs under control.

WB Games’ Principal Big Data Engineer, Nick Afshartous, and Helen Liu,
computer science major at Northeastern University and currently on co-op
with WB Games, will also present an approach to auto-scaling Amazon EMR
clusters running Spark Streaming.

Clearance Center (CCC)
builds unique solutions that connect content
and rights in contextually relevant ways through software and
professional services. CCC helps people navigate vast amounts of data to
discover actionable insights, enabling them to innovate and make
informed decisions. CCC, with its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus,
collaborates with customers to advance how data and information are
integrated, accessed, and shared while setting the standard for
effective copyright solutions that accelerate knowledge and power
innovation. CCC is headquartered in Danvers, Mass., with offices across
North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more about CCC, visit