Top 10 Reasons to Attend Hadoop World 2011

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The 3rd annual Hadoop World conference takes place on November 8th and 9th in New York City. Cloudera invites you to the largest gathering of Hadoop practitioners, developers, business executives, industry luminaries and innovative companies in the Hadoop ecosystem.

1. What Can Apache Hadoop Do For You?
Whether you’re a novice just getting started with Hadoop or an expert looking to advance your skills, Hadoop World is the place to gain a thorough understanding of how Hadoop can solve big business challenges, help you gain a competitive edge, accelerate discovery and more. Learn the basics or gain proficiency in newly released projects.

2. Sharing with Peers
Discover how Hadoop users are solving real-world business problems and creating new ways to implement Hadoop within enterprise environments.

3. Best Practices
Build or expand your best practices foundation for Hadoop development, deployment and management throughout the Hadoop life-cycle. Check out the some of the sessions we’ve lined up.

4. Dive Right In
Expand your knowledge base by jumping into technical deep dives with the most advanced Apache Hadoop experts.

5. Need some Pig, Hive or maybe a Flume?
Learn how to put the full Hadoop ecosystem into play by finding out more about Hadoop projects including Apache Flume, Apache Hive, Apache Pig and more.

6. Network with Hadoop Experts
Expand your professional network at the largest gathering of Hadoop practitioners, developers, business executives, industry luminaries and innovative companies in the Hadoop ecosystem.

7. Go to the Head of the Class
Advance your formal Apache Hadoop education with Cloudera training classes for managers, data scientists, developers and system administrators.

8. Get Certified
Add to your credentials by completing the Cloudera Certification for Apache Hadoop – Administrator and Developer.

9. Meet Doug
Meet the man himself: Doug Cutting, a founder of the Apache Hadoop project.

10. Hot Industry Resources and…Cool Swag
Don’t let your Doug Cutting bobblehead get lonely. Hadoop World will offer industry items and resources, including a free copy of either Hadoop: The Definitive Guide, Second Edition, by Tom White, or HBase: The Definitive Guide, by Lars George.

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