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Real-Time Your Hadoop! Join us at HBaseCon 2012

Categories: HBase

We’re excited to host the first ever HBaseCon this May 22, 2012 in San Francisco – the industry’s first Apache HBase community conference. The theme of this first HBaseCon is “Real-Time Your Hadoop,” and the conference will be a culmination of the best of the HBase community, including speakers and sponsors from across the HBase landscape.

As Michael Stack, the champion of the HBase community and engineer at StumbleUpon, put it,

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Solve this Brain Buster for a chance to win a Doug Cutting Bobblehead at the Chicago Data Summit

Categories: Community General

Do you know the answer?

Many prominent projects (e.g. Hive, Pig) were sub-projects of Hadoop before becoming Apache TLPs. What project was Hadoop itself spun off from?

Submit your answer at the Chicago Data Summit tomorrow for chance to win the Doug Cutting Bobblehead. We will draw the name of the lucky winner at the end of the event. You must have the correct answer and be present to win.

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Integrating Apache Hadoop in your Existing DW and BI Environment

Categories: General

Organizations are looking for a cost-effective way to deal with data that are now arriving in an unprecedented variety, velocity and volume. Apache Hadoop provides a way to capture, store and analyze this deluge of complex data. Data integration platforms, data warehousing technologies and business intelligence tools have traditionally been the core of most enterprises’ data management infrastructure. To take full advantage of the power offered by Hadoop, our customers have requested integration with their existing enterprise data systems and so we have formed partnerships with Informatica,

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Hadoop World: More is better!

Categories: General

Yesterday I was asked to help proofread the Hadoop World program guide and as I was reading through it I thought “Whoa! This conference is jam packed with so many valuable sessions!”

As a new Cloudera employee I knew that the team and the presenters have been working hard to put together a solid conference, but I was still surprised to see the depth and breadth of the content.

If you haven’t registered for Hadoop World yet,

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