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Trifacta's CEO to Speak at GraphLab Conference

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/14 -- Trifacta, a Data Transformation platform provider, today announced that CEO and co-founder, Joe Hellerstein, will discuss Trifacta's research on domain-specific languages and how they can facilitate the data transformation process at the GraphLab Conference on Monday, July 21st. The session is titled, "Data, DSL and Transformation: Research and Practice." Other speakers include Carlos Guestrin, founder and CEO of GraphLab, Milind Bhandarkar, chief data scientist of Pivotal, Josh Wills, director of data science of Cloudera.

"Starting back with Potter's Wheel, our research has demonstrated that a carefully designed domain-specific language (DSL) for data transformation can significantly improve productivity for experts and accessibility for non-experts," said Joe Hellerstein. "Recently at Trifacta, we've had an opportunity in a commercial setting to implement a DSL with our Wrangle language and observe first hand the advantages in day-to-day use. We're looking forward to sharing with the community some of our thoughts and findings."

What:
GraphLab Conference 2014

Where:
Hotel Nikko,
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

When:
Monday, July 21, 2014
8:00am - 7:00pm PT

GraphLab Conference is a gathering of 900 data scientists, software engineers and big data analytics thinkers from a variety of companies, academic institutions and organizations leading the way in the big data space. The conference started as a meeting of experts to discuss graph analytics and large-scale machine learning in 2012 and has grown to the largest conference for graph analysis. GraphLab has partnered with geekSessions to produce their third annual conference.

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About Trifacta
Trifacta, the pioneer in data transformation, significantly enhances the value of an enterprise's Big Data by enabling users to easily transform raw, complex data into clean and structured formats for analysis. Leveraging decades of innovative work in human-computer interaction, scalable data management and machine learning, Trifacta's unique technology creates a partnership between user and machine, with each side learning from the other and becoming smarter with experience. Trifacta is backed by Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, and Ignition Partners.


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