SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop projects, today announced that company founders, executives and committers will be speaking at the O’Reilly Strata Conference + Hadoop World, October 23-25, at the New York Hilton in New York City, as well as the 2012 Teradata PARTNERS User Group Conference & Expo, October 21-25, at the Gaylord National Resort in Washington D.C.)--
At Strata/Hadoop World, Hortonworks will participate in a number of presentations on the overall topic of Hadoop: Tools & Technology:
Role in a Big Data Architecture
This session will focus on Hadoop’s unique capabilities for storing, aggregating and refining multi-structured data sources, making it the next-generation enterprise data architecture for connecting systems and powering business transactions and business analytics.
Tuesday, October 23 at 3:30 p.m. ET (Room: Nassau)
Jim Walker, director product marketing, Hortonworks
of Data Processing with Apache Hadoop
Apache Hadoop MapReduce has undergone a complete re-haul to emerge as Apache Hadoop YARN, a generic compute fabric to support MapReduce and other application paradigms, recasting Hadoop as a more powerful data-processing system. This session will discuss future scenarios of data processing with Apache Hadoop.
Wednesday, October 24 at 1:40 p.m. ET (Room: Grand East)
Arun Murthy, founder and architect, Hortonworks
- What is New and Future
Hortonworks and Cloudera will discuss new and future features of HDFS, making Apache Hadoop even more stable, robust and easier to deploy. The presenters will also reveal some of the common misconceptions and myths about HDFS.
Wednesday, October 24 at 4:10 p.m. ET (Room: Grand East)
Sanjay Radia, Apache Pig PMC member/committer, Hortonworks; Todd Lipcon, engineer, Cloudera
Pig Fly: Optimizing Data Processing on Hadoop
Apache Pig makes Apache Hadoop easier to use thanks to its high-level data flow language, Pig Latin. In this talk, Hortonworks committers will discuss common data analysis tasks, the choices that one makes when writing a query and the impact of each on query run time.
Thursday, October 25 at 5:00 p.m. ET (Room: Murray West)
Thejas Madhavan Nair and Jianyong Dai, Apache Pig PMC members/committers, Hortonworks
At Teradata PARTNERS, Hortonworks will provide practical advice on developing a big data strategy and leveraging the power of Apache Hadoop:
Role in Your Big Data Architecture
This session will focus on the evolution of Hadoop, including use cases and best practices on how to incorporate Apache Hadoop into your big data strategy.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 4:30 p.m. ET (Room: National Harbor 4 and 5)
Shaun Connolly, vice president corporate strategy, Hortonworks
Hortonworks was formed in July 2011 by Yahoo! and Benchmark Capital in order to promote the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop, the leading open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing large volumes of data. Together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. The company and its founders are leaders in designing and delivering current and future generations of Apache Hadoop and leverage their expertise to provide unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators and technology vendors, including ISVs, OEMs and service providers. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.