|[January 08, 2013]
Hadoop Summit 2013 North America - Enabling Apache Hadoop as Next-Generation Enterprise Data Platform
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Summit North America 2013, the premier Apache Hadoop community
event, will take place at the San Jose Convention Center, June 26-27,
2013. Hosted by Hortonworks,
a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop, and Yahoo!, Hadoop Summit brings
together the community of developers, architects, administrators, data
analysts, data scientists and vendors interested in advancing, extending
and implementing Apache Hadoop as the next generation enterprise data
This 6th Annual Hadoop Summit North America will feature seven tracks
and more than 80 sessions focused on building, managing and operating
Apache Hadoop from some of the most influential speakers in the
industry. Growing 30 percent to more than 2,200 attendees last year,
Hadoop Summit reached near sell-out crowds. This year, the Summit is
expected to be even larger.
Apache Hadoop is the open source technology that enables organizations
to more efficiently and cost-effectively store, process, manage and
analyze the ever-increasing volume of data being created and collected
every day. Yahoo! pioneered Apache Hadoop and is still a leading user of
the big data platform. Hortonworks is a core contributor to the Apache
Hadoop technology via the company's key architects and engineers.
The Hadoop Summit tracks include the following:
Hadoop-Driven Business / Business Intelligence: Will focus on
how Apache Hadoop is powering a new generation of business
intelligence solutions, including tools, techniques and solutions for
deriving business value and competitive advantage from the large
volumes of dataflowing through today's enterprise.
Applications and Data Science: Will focus on the practice of
data science using Apache Hadoop, including novel applications, tools
and algorithms, as well as areas of advanced research and emerging
applications that use and extend the Apache Hadoop platform.
Deployment and Operations: Will focus on the deployment,
operation and administration of Apache Hadoop clusters at scale, with
an emphasis on tips, tricks and best practices.
Enterprise Data Architecture: Will focus on Apache Hadoop as a
data platform and how it fits within broader enterprise data
Future of Apache Hadoop: Will take a technical look at the key
projects and research efforts driving innovation in and around the
Apache Hadoop platform.
Apache Hadoop (Disruptive) Economics: Focusing on business
innovation, this track will provide concrete examples of how Apache
Hadoop enables businesses across a wide range of industries to become
data-driven, deriving value from data in order to achieve competitive
advantage and/or new levels of productivity.
Reference Architectures: Apache Hadoop impacts every level of
the enterprise data architecture from storage and operating systems
through end-user tools and applications. This track will focus on how
the various components of the enterprise ecosystem integrate and
interoperate with Apache Hadoop.
The Hadoop Summit North America 2013 call
for papers is now open. The deadline to submit an abstract for
consideration is February 22, 2013. Track sessions will be voted
on by all members of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem using a free voting
system called Community Choice. The top ranking sessions in each track
will automatically be added to the Hadoop Summit agenda. Remaining
sessions will be chosen by a committee of industry experts using their
experience and feedback from the Community Choice.
Discounted early bird registration is available now through February 1,
2013. To register for the event or to submit a speaking abstract for
consideration, please visit: www.hadoopsummit.org/san-jose/
Sponsorship packages are also now available. For more information on how
to sponsor this year's event please visit: www.hadoopsummit.org/san-jose/sponsors/
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the
preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big
data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache
Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a
growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is
the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the
Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to
install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical
support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems
integrators and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.
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