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Wednesday, October 2 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
TALK: Taming Elephants, Bees and Pigs - The Big Data Circus

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In 'Taming Elephants', Apache Hive co-creator and Qubole CEO Ashish Thusoo will discuss the reasons and motivations behind the Big Data revolution and how Hive and Hadoop have evolved from previous data processing technologies. In the context of his unique experience at Facebook, Ashish will talk about some of the key challenges of scale and the evolutionary paths and techniques that were developed as a result. Finally, he will talk about the future of Big Data and how technology is continuing to simplify the process and become accessible for all.

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