Sep 09, 2019 6:30 PM

Hear from candidates on your 2019 ballot and learn more about taking action on climate change here in Orange County.

Aug 24, 2019 8:30 AM

Retirement planning from social aecurity to tax savings hosted at Extraordinary Ventures by the National Society of Financial Educators.

Aug 31, 2019 8:30 AM

Retirement planning from social aecurity to tax savings hosted at Extraordinary Ventures by the National Society of Financial Educators.

Aug 21, 2019 5:00 PM

DHIT's Digital Health Happy Hour is coming to Launch Chapel Hill on August 21st! Join us for great conversation and local craft beers at this popular networking event and connect with industry colleagues in our thriving digital health ecosystem. We bring together providers, payors, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and technologists, to name but a few, and together help to shape the future of digital health in North Carolina! Our featured pop-up speaker is Audrey Chang, Head of External Relations at the Institute for Advanced Analytics at NC State University. Audrey will be speaking on the many dynamic programs and initiatives at the Institute and their mission to produce world class analytical practitioners – data scientists, analysts, and consultants – preparing these data savvy individuals for leadership in a digital world and, together with our digital health ecosystem, working to solve problems in healthcare. Register now for this FREE event! Thank you to our Event Sponsors and Parnters:

Sep 17, 2019 9:30 PM

In this course we will introduce you to distributed data processing, how to use MapReduce to process large amounts of data. This course is focused on providing practical hands-on exercises. Students will learn to write MapReduce programs. Advanced Features of MapReduce will be covered as well.  Course Schedule This is a weekdays course that will be held September 17 - October 10, 2019 US Pacific Time The class sessions will be held - Tuesday, Thursday every week 6:30 - 8:30 PM US Pacific time, each day. Please check your local date and time for first session. Prerequisite Desired but not required - Exposure to, Working proficiency of Java, sql.   Course Features 4 weeks, 8 sessions, 16 hours of total LIVE Instruction Training material, instructor handouts and access to useful resources on the cloud provided Practical Hands on Lab exercises on cloud workstations provided Actual code and scripts provided Real-life Scenarios Course Outline 1. Introduction to MapReduce MapReduce Overview MapReduce in Hadoop History of MapReduce MapReduce applications Data Flow in MapReduce Map and Reduce operations Job submission flow of MapReduce Map Operation Job Initialization Task Assignment Job Completion Job Scheduling Job Failures Shuffle and sort Word Count Problem, Flow and Solution MapReduce Algorithms 2. Map Reduce Types and Formats Data Types File Formats Input Formats Output Formats Explain the Driver, Mapper and Reducer code Configuring development environment - Eclipse Writing Unit Test Running locally Running on Cluster 3. Understanding MapReduce Data Flow in MapReduce MapReduce example MapReduce Daemons Job tracker Task Tracker Other phases in MapReduce Data Flow in single, multiple and no reduce task 4. MapReduce with YARN Hadoop Architecture Problem with Hadoop 1.x, Hadoop 2.x features, YARN MapReduce Application Execution Flow YARN Workflow Anatomy of MapReduce Program 5. Advanced MapReduce Counters Sorting Input Splits in MapReduce MapReduce Combiner MapReduce Partitioner MapReduce Distributed Cache MRunit Reduce Join Joins - Map Side and Reduce Side Custom Input Format Sequence Input Format Side Data Distribution Refund Policy There are no Refunds. All Sales is final.

Sep 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Come try out our class,  your first class is free!  Class Days: Wednesdays from 3-3:40pm Grade Level: Grades 1-4 Has your child ever expressed any interest in ninja, Jedi, or martial arts? Would you like to provide your child an opportunity to build coordination, balance, strength, discipline and confidence? What if they could do it in a class that was fun for them and convenient for you? Chapel Hill Quest Martial Arts has partnered with STM to provide your child a special enrichment opportunity on Wednesday afternoons at 3pm. The skills that they learn and the attributes that they develop in this class will serve them well for the rest of their life, whether it is improved sports performance, a confident and solid self-image, or the ability to set and achieve goals. Safety will be the highest priority for your child’s class, and they will have an absolute blast.  Each class begins with a recitation of our student creed:  "I believe in myself. I am confident. I can accomplish my goals. I believe in what I study. I am disciplined. I am ready to learn and advance.  I believe in my teachers. I show respect to all who help me progress." Students memorize this creed to earn their first belt and will continue to earn belts through their martial studies. Martial Arts has been shown to increase confidence, discipline, mindfulness, self-awareness, and responsibilty. Let us show your child what a powerful protector they can be! Unleash Your Potential! 

Apr 01, 2020 3:15 PM

Chapel Hill Academy weekly class – What rules supreme in your child’s world? Art projects that glitter or glow-in-the-dark? No need for your child to choose when you sign them up for this art class! We will work with a variety of art supplies including clay, glow-in-the-dark paint, and of course, lots and lots of glitter! The kids will create snow globes that glow-in-the-dark, butterflies that shimmer and glimmer, an Eiffel Tower with stars that twinkle, and so much more. Glitter and glow… here we go!     Date: Wednesdays 4/1-4/22, 3:15-4:15 Cost: $51.00 per child #weekly

Sep 07, 2019 12:00 PM

Blockchain training for beginners is 10 hours introductory course delivered over 2 weeks via Instructor led training. Students will learn the history and evolution of bitcoin, digital currency, blockchain, ethereum, hyperledger, cryptocurrencies. They will get Practical Hands on experience with Smart contracts, learn about blockchain use cases and it's potential for disruption.    Schedule Please click on each of the links below to find your local date and time for each of the 5 sessions. All sessions will follow the schedule below: September 7, 2019 | 9:00-11:00 AM US Pacific Time September 8, 2019 | 9:00-11:00 AM US Pacific Time September 14, 2019 | 9:00-11:00 AM US Pacific Time September 15, 2019 | 9:00-11:00 AM US Pacific Time September 21, 2019 | 9:00-11:00 AM US Pacific Time Course Overview The course provides an overview of the Blockchain technology including its history, evolution and the future. Students learn about bitcoin, which is powered by blockchain technology, bitcoin mining, other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum, Block, Hash, cryptography, how to develop a simple blockchain application. Who can take this course Anyone aspiring to learn new technology can take this the course. Students and professionals interested in a career in the blockchain technology should opt for the course.  Prerequisites Programming knowledge is desired but not required. It would be nice if you already have knowledge of Python, JavaScript, NodeJS and ReactJS.Those who have no programming knowledge will still get a lot of value from taking this course just as a beginner would learn a lot from watching someone cooking a meal or changing a flat tire. Course Objectives After completing this Training, you should be able to: Understand the importance of Blockchain technology Perceive, how bitcoin transactions are validated by miners Create and use bitcoin account effectively Have a deep insight into bitcoin and its network Understand Ethereum blockchain Comprehend the cryptography and cryptocurrency concepts Learn Solidity: Prominent language to develop smart contracts Deploy your private blockchain on web where you can visually see your chains Develop private Blockchain in MultiChain Discuss the compelling use-cases of the blockchain Interpret the prospects of blockchain Assess, how blockchain can improve your business standards

Aug 17, 2019 12:00 PM

This is a course for those who have no programming knowledge, yet would like to learn ethereum blockchain development, how to develop a blockchain application, smart contracts on ethereum blockchain application.   By the end of this course, you will have your own SMART CONTRACT running on ethereum blockchain     Weekends Only Class Schedule This class will be held beginning August 17 and ending on September 8, 2019. US Pacific Time Zone on weekend (Saturday and Sunday) from 9:00-11:00 am each day US Pacific time (PST). Please check your local date and time for first session August 17 - September 8, 2019 US Pacific Time Zone Saturday and Sunday every weekend US Pacific Time Zone 9:00-11:00 AM US Pacific time each of those days.  View Detailed Weekly Schedule for the entire class     Features and Benefits 16 hours of total Instructor Led Training 8 sessions spread across 4 weekends (August 17-September 8, 2019) 2 sessions per weekend 2 hours per session Training material along with instructor hand outs, Practical Hands-on Lab exercises      Who can take this course Anyone aspiring to learn new technology can take this the course. Students and professionals interested in a career in the blockchain technology should opt for the course.      Prerequisite No prior knowledge of programming is required.       Course Outline Blockchain basics Blockchain tools - geth, mist, wallets Ethereum accounts, Wallets and metamask Handling ether and tokens Interacting with smart contracts Metamask, web wallets, using DApps Gnosis and hardware wallets, other crypto currencies & exchanges Security and multi signature wallet Part 1 - interacting with ICOs Part 2 - interacting with ICOs Summary    Learn about our Training Philosophy View Blockchain Development Training Details on Entirety Technology website Training FAQs  

Aug 26, 2019 9:30 PM

In this course we start at foundational level with AWS technical essentials where you can learn the foundations of cloud computing, storage, and networking on AWS in this course for anyone who wants to get started using AWS.  Course Schedule This is a weekdays course that will be held August 26 - September 23, 2019 US Pacific Time The class sessions will be held-Monday, Wednesday every week 6:30-8:30 PM US Pacific time, each day. Please check your local date and time for first session. Please see at the bottom for more detailed weekly course schedule. Who can take this course This course is intended for: Individuals responsible for articulating the technical benefits of AWS services to customers  Individuals interested in learning how to get started with using AWS SysOps administrators, Solution Architects and developers interested in using AWS service.  You are interested in getting trained and building a career in AWS Cloud Computing.  You are new to aws and cloud computing but you have some experience using computers for a business or in personal life.  You do not need to have a background in computer science or computer programming.  You have an appreciation for cloud computing and desire to learn new cloud technologies that include open source technologies along with cloud offerings from leading cloud computing vendors Prerequisite There are no specific prerequisites to become a AWS cloud Practitioner. Anyone with basic knowledge of cloud computing can take up this AWS course.   Course Features Training material, instructor handouts and access to useful devops resources on the cloud provided Practical Hands on Lab exercises on cloud workstations provided Actual code and scripts provided Real-life Scenarios Course Objectives This course teaches you how to:  Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console. Understand the foundational services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS). Understand the security measures AWS provides and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). Understand AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). Understand AWS management tools, including Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), and AWS Trusted Advisor. Make architectural decisions based on the AWS-recommended architectural principles and best practices. Leverage AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available. Leverage AWS managed services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure. Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient in order to increase performance and reduce costs. Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions. Course Outline Introduction and History of AWS AWS Foundational Services: EC2, VPC, S3, EBS AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management: IAM AWS Databases: RDS, DynamoDB AWS Management Tools: Auto Scaling, CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing, Trusted Advisor Core AWS Knowledge Core AWS Services Designing Your Environment Making Your Environment Highly Available Forklifting an Existing Application onto AWS Event-Driven Scaling Automating Decoupling  Build a new environment The Well-Architected Framework Troubleshooting Your Environment Large-Scale Design Patterns and Case Studies  Detailed Course Schedule This course is attended by students from across all time zones in US, Canada and countries around the world including UK, many European and Asian Countries as well as Australia. Please check your Local Date and time for the first session and subsequent sessions as well. August 26, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time August 28, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 2, 2019 - No class due to Labor Day National Holiday in US. September 4, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 9, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 11, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 16, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 18, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 23, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time

Sep 03, 2019 9:30 PM

In this course we start at foundational level with Apache Spark technical essentials where you can learn the foundations of Apache Spark, master real-time data processing using Spark streaming, Spark SQL, Spark Machine Learning Libraries (Spark MLib). Course Schedule This is a week days course that will be held September 3 - 26, 2019 US Pacific Time The class sessions will be held - Tuesday, Thursday every week for 4 weeks 6:30 - 8:30 PM US Pacific time, each day. Please check your local date and time for first session. View Detailed Weekly Schedule at the bottom of this event description Prerequisites Exposure to knowledge of databases, SQL (Structured query language). Basic knowledge of object-oriented programming. Knowledge of Scala. Course Features 4 weeks, 8 sessions, 16 hours of total LIVE Instruction Training material, instructor handouts and access to useful resources on the cloud provided Practical Hands on Lab exercises on cloud workstations provided Actual code and scripts provided Real-life Scenarios Course Outline Introduction to Spark Spark Vs MapReduce Spark Vs Hadoop Spark Installation, Configuration, Shell Spark and Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDD) Batch and Real-Time Analytics with Apache Spark Functional Programming Spark Architecture Collections Object-Oriented Programming Integrations Spark Core Persistence Cassandra (NoSQL database) Spark Integration with NoSQL (Cassandra) and Amazon EC2 Spark Streaming Spark SQL Spark MLLib How to write and deploy Spark Applications Spark Parallel Processing Kafka Spark performance Scheduling and Partitioning Detailed Weekly Schedule September 3, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 5, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 10, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 12, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 17, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 19, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 24, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time September 26, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM US Pacific Time Refund Policy All Sales are Final. There are no Refunds. If a student is not happy with the training experience, we strive to listen, take the feedback and implement honest and sincere measures to meet and exceed student expectations. If a class is rescheduled/cancelled by the organizer, registered students will be offered a credit towards any future course.

Sep 03, 2019 10:00 PM

This LIVE training course consists of 8 sessons, 2 sessions per week, 2 hours per session.  This training covers Linux and UNIX Training where students gain skills to manage data, execute commands and customize LINUX and UNIX programming environment.  COURSE SCHEDULE This is a weekdays course that will be held September 3 - September 26, 2019 US Pacific Time The class sessions will be held-tuesday, thursday every week for 4 weeks 7:00-9:00 PM US Pacific time, each day. Please check your local date and time for first session. PREREQUISITES Basic knowledge about Operating System and its functionalities. Familiarity with various computer concepts. COURSE FEATURES 4 weeks, 8 sessions, 16 hours of total LIVE Instruction Training material, instructor handouts and access to useful resources on the cloud provided Practical Hands on Lab exercises on cloud workstations provided Actual code and scripts provided Real-life Scenarios COURSE OUTLINE 1. UNIX File System Architecture Boot Block Super Block Inode Block Data Block 2. File System of UNIX Ordinary Files Directory Files Device Files The Structure of UNIX File system 3. Different UNIX Commands pwd, who, whoami exit, date, cal, exit, banner 4. Links Hard Link Soft link or Symbolic Link Unlink 5. Complex Filters tr, comm., tee, sed, nl 6. Working with Files cat, touch, rm cp, mv, ln, wc 7. Working with Directories mkdir, cd, rmdir, rm 8. Displaying Files ls, ls with options 9. Simple Filters pg, more, less, head, tail, paste, cut, sort 10. Zip Files gzip, gunzip, zcat, compress Uncompress, pack, unpack and Pcat 11. Printing Files lp, cancel 12. Finding Files find, locate etc., 13. Input and Output Redirection Redirecting Output Redirecting Input Standard error 14. Shell Meta Characters File substitution I/O redirection Process Execution Quoting meta characters Positional parameters Special Parameters 15. More Filters grep, grep with options fgrep, egrep 16. Regular Expressions and Patterns What is Pattern? Usage of regular expression Different types of patterns 17. How C programs are useful for solving problems in UNIX 18. UNIX Commands Uniq Diff cmp 19. Backup Utilities tar, cpio 20. Piping Usage of piping Piping with filters 21. File Permissions chmod, chown, chgrp, umask 22. Communication Commands write, wall, mail, mail with options 23. Networking commands telnet, ftp, rlogin, finger, etc.. 24. Disk Utilities df, du, mount, unmount 25. Job Control Foreground jobs Background jobs Killing jobs Nohup 26. Prcoess Status Ps Kill Pkill 27. Job scheduling At Crontab Batch 28. ed, ex and vi editors Command mode Insert mode Ex command mode 29. Shell Scripting What is shell scripting? Importance of shell scripting Different types of shells Creating Shell script Making shell script executable 30. Shell Input and Output echo, print, read 31. Backslash character constants aliases and History concept variables What is a variable? System defined variables Environment Variables User defined variables Constant variables Local and Global variables Special Variables Comments 32. Operators Arithmetic Operators Relational Operators Relational ASCII operators Logical Operators Assignment Operators 33. Flow Control Structure If, if….else If… elif Case 34. Looping while, until, for, break, continue 35. Formatted I/O 36. Namespaces in UNIX 37. Introduction to Message Queues 38. Introduction to Different Types of System Calls 39. Programming Aspects of Berkeley Sockets & Reserved Ports 40. UNIX Domain Protocol  41. Socket Addresses