Speak at Hadoop Summit North America 2015

Hadoop Summit North America 2015 is fast approaching. Expanded to three days, the next year’s event will take place on June 9-11 in San Jose, California. Co-hosts Hortonworks and Yahoo! invite you to participate and speak at the 7th annual Hadoop Summit and showcase your successful Hadoop use cases, share development and administration tips and […]

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Hadoop Summit

The 7th annual Hadoop Summit will bring together the vibrant Apache Hadoop community of 3000 developers, data scientists, data architects and solution providers. Will you be a part of it? Top 10 reasons to attend Hadoop Summit: All Hadoop, All Day – Hadoop Summit is now expanded to three days with over 120 sessions to […]

2014 Hadoop Summit San Jose Agenda Announced

Today, we posted the initial agenda for the 2014 Hadoop Summit San Jose.  We will host more than 120 content rich sessions at this year’s event and are blown away with the level of quality we found in the submissions.  This was the most difficult year yet, as we had 30% more submissions with only […]

Hadoop Summit Call for Abstracts… STILL open?

Over the weekend, we had some issues with the Hadoop Summit website that caused the Call For Abstracts to close early on Friday.  First and foremost, we apologize for any inconvenience to those that attempted to submit but were turned away. That said, we are ALL busy and we completely understand that many submit abstracts at […]

Call For Abstracts: Extended until Feb 14, 2014

First of all, we are extremely thankful for everyone who submitted talks this last week for Hadoop Summit San Jose.  We are already over our required number of submissions for the event and the abstracts keep flying in.  Over the past few days, we have also received an overwhelming amount of requests for extensions. To […]

Speaker Interview: Paco Nathan

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Paco Nathan, Director, Data Science from Concurrent. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: Tell us about your session. What is it about? Why does it excite you? PN: My session is “Pattern – an open […]

Speaker Interview: Paul Groom

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Paul Groom, Chief Innovation Officer, Kognitio. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS:  You’ve likened the current state of Hadoop adoption to the old “Wild West.”  Why? PG: It’s largely based on the pervasive awareness that we’re seeing […]

Speaker Interview: Wisely Chen

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Wisely Chen, of Yahoo!. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: Tell us about your session. What is it about? Why does it excite you? WC:  Our session is “Continuous Integration for the Applications on top of […]

Track Chair Interview: Abe Taha

Continuing our series of of track chair and speaker interviews. This short interview is with Track Chair for Hadoop Driven Business/Business Intelligence, Abe Taha, VP Data Science & Engineering, BlueKai. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: What is exciting about your track this year? AT: It is exciting to see the maturity […]

Speaker Interview: Alex Gorbachev

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Alex Gorbachev, CTO of Pythian. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: Alex, thanks for taking the time to talk about your session at Hadoop Summit. AG: No problem. I’m really excited to present at Hadoop […]

Speaker Interview: Zubin Dowlaty

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Zubin Dowlaty, VP, Head of Innovation & Development at Mu Sigma. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: Tell us about your session. What is it about? Why does it excite you? ZD: I’ll be presenting […]

Call for Lightning Talks for Hadoop Summit North America 21013

Yes, you heard it correctly. We’re going to have a fun round of Lightning Talks at this year’s Hadoop Summit North America. This year’s summit, conference participants will have the opportunity to share their initiatives with the Hadoop community through our Lighting Talks session. Lightning Talks are a series of 5-minute presentatons. You are invited […]

Speaker Interview: Jonathan Hsieh

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Jonathan Hsieh of Cloudera. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: Tell us a little about your session. JH: In the session that Kevin and I will be presenting – Trends in Supporting Production Apache HBase Clusters – […]

Speaker Interview: Matthew Rathbone

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Matthew Rathbone of Foursquare. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: Tell us a little about your session. MR: My session – Building and Improving Products with Hadoop – is about using Hadoop to create and improve (digital) […]

Speaker Interview: Sriram Krishnan

Continuing our ad hoc series of Hadoop Summit speaker interviews. This short interview is with Sriram Krishnan of Netflix. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: Tell us a little about your session. SK: In my session I will present Genie, which is Netflix’s Hadoop Platform as a Service in the cloud. Genie abstracts […]

Track Chair Interview: Raymie Stata

The Hadoop Summit 2013 agenda is packed with great sessions. We’ve invited the speakers and track chairs to give us a little more insight into their thinking. This short interview is with Track Chair for Enterprise Data Architecture, Raymie Stata, CEO of Verticloud. You can register for Hadoop Summit here, and see the detailed schedule here. HS: What […]

Hadoop Summit North America 2013: Community Choice Results

And the voting is over and the results are in for the Community Choice program of the Hadoop Summit San Jose 2013. With over 300 sessions, and around 6000 users casting more than 15000 votes there was a lot of excitement to participate and influence the results – thanks to everyone for your contribution. At the end of the process, the selectees are: Application […]

Call for Abstracts Extended to March 1st (and how to get selected)

In case you didn’t hear, the deadline for submitting abstracts to the 2013 Hadoop Summit conference in San Jose, CA has been extended to this Friday, March 1st. Submit your abstract today A selection committee comprised of thought leaders from across the Apache Hadoop community will review your abstract. All presenters selected to participate will […]

Oldest and Largest Apache Hadoop Community Event in North America Opens Call for Papers

Hadoop 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 […]

Call for Papers for Hadoop Summit North America Open

Hadoop Summit invites you to submit an abstract for Hadoop Summit North America. All accepted speakers will receive complimentary admission to the event. Papers will be voted on in a public forum called “Community Choice.” Top vote getters in each track will automatically be added to the program. Remaining sessions will be selected by a […]