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Wednesday, October 2 • 1:00pm - 1:40pm
PANEL: What is the Hadoop Ecosystem?

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Though you may have heard of Hadoop, Hive, HBase, Drill, Mahoot, or Pig - you may not know how they all fit into one Hadoop ecosystem. What is the current Hadoop ecosystem? Why is open-source a key driver of this ecosystem, and at what point do private companies need to provide technical / non-technical platforms and services on top of these tools?

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Derrick Harris

Senior Writer, GigaOm
Derrick has been a technology journalist since 2003 and has been covering cloud computing, big data and other emerging IT trends for GigaOM since 2009. He has written the words “cloud” and “Hadoop” possibly more than any other person on the planet. Derrick lives in Las Vegas and has a law degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Away from the office, Derrick trains in muay thai and is active in animal welfare... Read More →

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Stefan Groschupf

CEO, Datameer
Stefan Groschupf is a big data veteran and serial entrepreneur with strong roots in the open source community. He was one of the very few early contributors to Nutch, the open source project that spun off Hadoop, which 10 years later, is considered a 20 billion dollar business. | Open source technologies designed and coded by Stefan can be found running in all 20 of the Fortune 20 companies in the world, and innovative open source technologies... Read More →
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Aaron Kimball

Founder, WibiData
Aaron founded WibiData in 2010. He has worked with Hadoop since 2007 and is a committer on the Apache Hadoop project. In addition, Aaron founded the Apache Sqoop data import tool and Apache MRUnit Hadoop testing library projects. Previously, he was the first engineer hired by Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based software and services. Aaron holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University and a M.S. in Computer Science... Read More →
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Paco Nathan

Chief Scientist, Mesosphere, Inc.
Paco Nathan is a “player/coach” who has led innovative Data teams building large-scale apps for the past decade. He is a recognized expert in Hadoop, R, cloud computing, distributed systems, machine learning, predictive analytics. Paco is an evangelist for the Mesos and Cascading open source projects, and an O'Reilly author: "Enterprise Data Workflows with Cascading". He received his BS Math Sciences and MS Computer Science degrees... Read More →
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Tomer Shiran

Mapr Technologies
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Ashish Thusoo

CEO, Qubole
Ashish Thusoo is the co-creator of Apache Hive and served as the project's founding Vice President at the Apache Software Foundation. He started his working career as an engineer at Oracle where he contributed heavily to many core components of Oracle RDBMS. Ashish ran the Data Infrastructure team at Facebook, leading the team in the creation of one of the largest data processing and analytics platform in the world - a platform that achieved... Read More →

Wednesday October 2, 2013 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123