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August 25, 2009

Apache Hadoop Get Together @ Berlin

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The Apache Hadoop user group Berlin just announced a new meeting.

Talks scheduled so far:

  • Thorsten Schuett, Solving Puzzles with MapReduce.
  • Thilo Götz, Text analytics on jaql.
  • Uwe Schindler, Lucene 2.9 Developments: Numeric Search, Per-Segment- and Near-Real-Time Search, new TokenStream API.

The meeting is to take place at newthinking store in Tucholskystr. 48 Berlin. Please indicate on the upcoming page linked above if you intend to visit the meeting so it becomes easier to plan how much space is needed.

August 22, 2009

Apache Con US 2009

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The Apache Software Foundation celebrates it’s 10th birthday this year. The first “birthday party” including cake this year took place in Amsterdam. The second edition is scheduled to take place in Oakland:

http://www.us.apachecon.com/c/acus2009/

The early bird registration deadline has been extended – so in case you are still wondering whether to join in the celebrations or not: Register early to benefit from the early registration discount.

On Wednesday the conference will feature a whole track on Hadoop. On Thursday and Friday there will be two related tracks on Lucene. In addition there will be Meetups of developers interested in NoSQL databases on Monday and Tuesday: http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/ApacheMeetupsUs09

If you want to meet the core Apache Hadoop developers, Apache Con is probably the event to attend to.

For more information, see also the Official Apache Foundation Blog

August 21, 2009

Hadoop Boot Camp Berlin

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Learn how to put Hadoop to use. Avoid pitfalls from the start. Learn more about large scale computing with free software.

If you are based in Germany, the following training might be of interest to you:

Hadoop Boot Camp Berlin

From the desription:

“In this two-day course participants will be given an extensive overview of the Hadoop system architecture. Once completed, you will be able to identify which problems Hadoop can solve effectively, and be proficient in developing applications for MapReduce.”

NOSQL East conference

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Brad Anderson, Chris Williams and Matthew Podwysocki are planning the NoSQL East conference in Atlanta, GA on Oct. 29-30. The focus of the submitted talks is on real world use cases, highlevel overview of architecture.

Currently they have speakers for the following systems: CouchDB, Dynomite, Cassandra, Redis, Pig, Cascading, HBase, MongoDB.

Suggestions for further submissions include but are not limited to the following topics: Project Voldemort, Tokyo, Neo4J, Riak, Kai, Hypertable, Dryad/Cosmos.

Feel free to check out more information in the mailinglist on NoSQL as well as on the conference homepage.

August 20, 2009

Hadoop World NYC 2009

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On October 2nd the Hadoop World is going to take place in NYC. The event will be split into training- and talk-sessions. The long list of topics that have been scheduled:

  • Hadoop Usage at Yahoo!, Yahoo!
  • Data Warehousing, Facebook
  • Hadoop at IBM, IBM
  • Logs Analysis, Rackspace
  • Matchmaking, eHarmony
  • Analytics and Reporting, eBay
  • Transaction Analysis, Visa
  • Protein Alignment, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Natural Language, General Sentiment
  • Data Processing, JPMorganChase
  • Counting, Clustering and Other Tricks, NYTimes
  • Hadoop Deployment and Administration, Cloudera
  • Security, Authentication and API Stability, Yahoo!
  • Social/Network Analysis, Yahoo!
  • Vaidya: Autotune Hadoop, Yahoo!
  • Practical HBase: Getting the most from your HBase install, Microsoft
  • Monitoring Best Practices, About.com
  • Production Deep Dive with High Availability, Context Web
  • Low Latency Random HDFS Reads, Elastic Applications
  • Map/Reduce Count Optimizations, Spansion
  • Building Data Intensive Apps: TrendingTopics.org, Data Wrangling
  • A Real-Time BI Platform, Visible Measures
  • Hadoop and Clojure, Sonian Networks and Columbia University
  • Encryption in Public Clouds, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Data Mining Platform for Telecom Industry, China Mobile
  • Email Archiving System, NexR
  • Vertica Integration with Hadoop, Vertica
  • HadoopDB: A Parallel RDMS, Yale

For more information and registration details see: conference webpage or on the Cloudera Blog

One additional comment: It is intended to put video recordings of at least a subset of the talks online after the event is over.

August 19, 2009

Welcome

Filed under: General — mainec @ 1:10 pm

A growing number of events on cloud computing, scalable infrastructures and especially Apache Hadoop has emerged in recent months. The purpose of this blog is to provide a mostly comprehensive list of events so you never again just so happen to miss a conference or user group close to your home town just because the announcement did not reach you in time.

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