Top 10 Reasons to Attend Hadoop World

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Hadoop World 2010 is fast approaching, are you ready? On October 12th Hadoop novices and experts will gather in NYC to hear from industry leading organizations on how they are using Hadoop and related technologies to solve real-world business problems. Whether you are just exploring Hadoop or a long time Hadoop user, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to share ideas with experts and network with your peers. Register now!

10. Receive a free book!

Every attendee of Hadoop World will receive a free copy of the Second Edition of Tom White’s Hadoop: The Definitive Guide. This indispensable book is required reading for anyone who has any interest in Hadoop. Be one of the first to get your hands on the Second Edition, free with your entry to Hadoop World.

9. Learn about Hadoop-related projects

Throughout the day multiple presentations will feature Hadoop-related projects such as HBase, Hive, and Flume. You can listen to use-case presentations to learn how these projects have solved new and existing business problems or you can attend technical sessions to get the inside scoop on the technologies. If you are not familiar with these Hadoop-related projects, the conference is a great place to find out more.

8. Meet the Cloudera team

Many Cloudera engineers and solutions architects will be present at Hadoop World. We have committers and contributors to Hadoop and related projects on staff, and our solutions architects are working on some of the largest Hadoop clusters in the world. If you need help or advice you’ll be talking to the right people!

7. Network with your peers

With such a large number of attendees and sponsors at Hadoop World, the networking opportunities are boundless. We have arranged ample time for chatting during breaks, lunch, as well as an evening reception. Whether you’re looking for future business partners, colleagues, Hadoop consultants or just like-minded people, Hadoop World offers unparalleled access to the best and brightest in the industry.

6. Meet Doug Cutting, a Hadoop founder

Doug is one of the foremost advocates and architects behind open source search technology. His resume includes the creation of Lucene, Nutch–with Mike Cafarella–, and the main attraction, Hadoop. Come shake hands and exchange a few words with this brilliant leader in the open source community.

5. Hear from Tim O’Reilly, keynote speaker!

As the founder of the technology transfer company, O’Reilly Media, Tim O’Reilly’s mission has always been to spread the knowledge of technology innovators. Come lend your ears to O’Reilly’s message and absorb the insightful wisdom Tim always imparts when he speaks. You will not be disappointed!

4. Get trained on Hadoop

Surrounding Hadoop World are several training sessions from Cloudera designed to help you get the very best out of Hadoop and related projects. Whether you’re a manager who needs an introduction to the subject; a developer who needs to learn how to write MapReduce code; a systems administrator who needs to know how to specify, deploy and manage Hadoop clusters; or a data analyst who wants to leverage Hive and Pig to manipulate huge amounts of data; we have just the right training available. Sign up for any of these training sessions and receive complimentary entry into Hadoop World!

3. See how Hadoop is used in your industry

Presentations at Hadoop World represent a range of industries including financial services, web services, government, telecommunications and more. Attend Hadoop World to find valuable ideas for your business, and see for yourself how users within your industry have improved their data management and analysis with Hadoop.

2. Choose from thirty-six great presentations

Hadoop World is packed with great content for you. There are four tracks during the conference, each containing nine different presentations. Choose those that interest you most and consider bringing along colleagues in order to get as much exposure to the material as possible.

1. See how Hadoop solves real-world business problems

Hadoop World will feature presentations by organizations using Hadoop to solve real-world business problems. By attending, you’ll gain real insight into how you can use Hadoop to solve your own problems, and how Hadoop can be beneficial to your enterprise.

Register for Hadoop World Now!

Come to Hadoop World! You have to see it for yourself! With so much great content and networking opportunities space is filling fast, don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of the event.