Hadoop Summit 2015 San Jose

June 9 - 11, 2015


Arun Murthy: Data Is More Valuable Than Hardware

Hortonworks co-founder Arun Murthy argues hardware like storage is no longer as contentious as a "data operating system."

Changing the Impact of Your Company with Moments of Engagement

Author Geoffrey Moore praises the importance of creating moments of engagement, at the intersection of systems of engagement and moments of truth, where the operating model meets systems of engagement.

Combining Big and Small Data to Improve Athlete Performance

Author David Epstein discusses how taking small data from the big data to help athletes gain small advantages.

GE's Vince Campisi: Welcome to the Industrial Internet

Vince Campisi, CIO at GE Software, defines the "industrial internet" and how Hadoop technology helps crunch numbers when "big iron meets big data."

Haven for Hadoop: Making the Data Lake Business Ready

Walter Maguire, Chief Field Technologist, HP Big Data Business Unit, HP Software, discusses making the Data Lake business ready using data transparency.

How Hadoop Improves TrueCar's Data Management

Russell Foltz-Smith, VP of Data Platform at TrueCar, describes the level of improvement in the company's data management since the deployment of Hadoop.

Microsoft's T.K. Rengarajan: Data-Driven Restaurants

T.K. "Ranga" Rengarajan, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, looks at how chain restaurants are using data to analyze menu choices, dwell time, and calorie budgets.

The Math Behind the Most Dangerous Race

Chirantan “CJ” Desai, President of EMC's Emerging Technologies Division, describes how EMC put sensors on motorcycle racer John McGuinness to figure out how he won the challenging Isle of Man TT 23 times.

Think Big Data Lake Services

Ron Bodkin, Founder and President, Think Big, a Teradata Company, covers some of Think Big's Data Lake services.

Using Big Data to Create More Advanced Security

David T. Lin, Cloud Platform Engineering, Leader & Evangelist, Symantec, discusses creating next generation security using Hadoop.

Using Hadoop to Expedite Building Predictive Models

Mike Gualtieri, Principal Analyst for Forrester Research, discusses ways to use Hadoop to make predictive models faster.

Yahoo's Tim Tully: Mobile Apps Are Bigger Than Telecoms

Tim Tully, VP of Engineering at Yahoo, introduces Flurry and the "massive" amounts of mobile data generated by apps.

About this conference

Hortonworks and Yahoo! are pleased to host the 8th Annual Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community. This event, expanded now to three days, will feature many of the Apache Hadoop thought leaders who will showcase successful Hadoop use cases, share development and administration tips and tricks, and educate organizations about how best to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key component in their enterprise data architecture. It will also be an excellent networking event for developers, architects, administrators, data analysts, data scientists and vendors interested in advancing, extending or implementing Apache Hadoop.

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks Develops, Distributes and Supports Enterprise Apache Hadoop.

Develop: Hortonworks was formed by the key architects, builders and operators from the Yahoo! Hadoop software engineering team that led the effort to design and build every major release of Apache Hadoop from 0.1 to the most current stable release, contributing more than 80% of the code along the way.

While we continue our focus on innovating the core of Apache Hadoop, we also ensure that all of the capabilities required to make Apache Hadoop Enterprise Grade are developed and available in the Open Source community.

These include:
  • Data Services required to Store, Analyze and Access data
  • Operational Services required to manage and operate Hadoop
  • Platform Services such as High Availability, snapshots and more that are required to make Apache Hadoop Enterprise grade
Distribute: We provide a 100% Open Source Distribution of Apache Hadoop, adding the required Operational, Data and Platform services from the open source community in the Hortonworks Data Platform HDP). This Distribution of Apache Hadoop is endorsed by some of the most respected partners in the industry including Microsoft, Teradata and more.

Support: We provide a range of support options for customers of the Hortonworks Data Platform and are the leading provider of expert Hadoop training available today.

For more information, visit: http://hortonworks.com