Web Hosting Presence at Cloudera Hadoop World NYC 2009 Confirmed
The 12 sponsors confirmed for World Hadoop: NYC 2009 are Facebook, Rackspace, Yahoo, Intel, IBM, Amazon.com, Supermicro, Softlayer, and eHarmony. Confirmed media sponsors include GigaOm, high scalability, ReadWriteWeb and the registry.
Christophe Bisciglia, Cloudera founder commented, “To have such a large number of industry leaders to sponsor an event for the first time says a lot about the importance of Hadoop and its future. Measurement traditional companies worldwide are turning to data Hadoop to solve computationally intensive challenges, World Hadoop provide use cases of weight with the introduction and instruction necessary for enterprise users to start. ”
In World Hadoop, more than 30 more experience in the world, Apache Hadoop professionals – including project creator Doug Cutting – Hadoop will meet to discuss related to best practices and use cases.
Eric Baldeschwieler, Vice President, Software Development Hadoop, Yahoo! explained, “Yahoo! is the largest supporter and contributor to the Hadoop project, and we run the world’s largest installations Hadoop to support complex data analysis and mining, screen advertising, our content platforms, personalization, spam filtering email, research, and more. We are very pleased with the growth we’re seeing in the ecosystem Hadoop, including use of Hadoop more critical activity for the mission of the entire industry. In World Hadoop, we look forward to discussing the interesting perspectives and challenges continue to make Hadoop faster, more scalable, reliable and safer. ”
Rod Smith, vice president, Emerging Technologies, IBM Software Group said: “We see Hadoop-based applications have the potential to revolutionize business analysis on the same computer spreadsheets as they did in the 80s. Using Hadoop to build on the power of ‘Big Data’ sets the stage for a new class of web applications allowing more business professionals across industries to obtain a view of the enormous amount of current information.
John Engate, Rackspace’s chief technology officer noted, “at Rackspace, we generate a terabyte terabytes of log files and data from operational level events clouds our services. Hadoop has proven a scalable and reliable system for storing and processing our growing volume of data, and we are delighted to share details with the community in Hadoop world: New York 2009 “.
Nathan Day, CTO, Softlayer said, “We see many of our customers take advantage of bare metal Softlayer cloud offering to achieve better performance for Hadoop. It’s exciting to see how many companies are turning to Hadoop and we are delighted be part of this growing community. ”
Cloudera, commercial Hadoop company offers a scalable platform for a new generation of data-intensive applications. Founded by leading experts in large data from Facebook, Google, Oracle and Yahoo, Cloudera helps traditional enterprises harness the power of Hadoop. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Cloudera has financial backing from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and angel investors including Diane Greene (former CEO of VMware), Marten Mickos (former CEO of MySQL), and Jeff Weiner (Executive Director LinkedIn).
To learn more about Cloudera, please visit: www.cloudera.com.
For more information on Hadoop World, please visit: www.cloudera.com/hadoop-world-nyc.