Fifth Annual Hadoop Summit 2012 Kicks Off With Record Attendance

  Fifth Annual Hadoop Summit 2012 Kicks Off With Record Attendance

  More than 2,100 Attendees Converge on Industry’s Oldest and Largest Apache
                   Hadoop Event; Geoffrey Moore to Keynote

Hadoop Summit 2012

Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- June 13, 2012

Hadoop Summit 2012, the oldest and world’s largest Apache Hadoop community
event taking place June 13-14 in San Jose, today announced record attendance
for 2012 with more than 2,100 attendees. In addition to the backing of the
Apache Hadoop community, more than 49 sponsors from respected industry
organizations like Cisco, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft, Splunk, VMware and more,
have committed their support to Hadoop Summit.

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The fifth annual, two-day conference is hosted by Hortonworks and Yahoo! and
will showcase thought-provoking presentations, expert commentary and Apache
Hadoop use cases from companies including Adobe, eBay, EMC, Netflix, PayPal,
Twitter and more. Geoffrey Moore, best-selling author of “Crossing the Chasm”
and “Escape Velocity,” will be a keynote speaker for the event. Additionally,
SiliconANGLE’s “The Cube” will be streaming live interviews at the event with
a variety of executives and industry thought leaders. You can follow along

Hadoop Summit will be a forum to share development and administration tips and
tricks and educate organizations about how to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key
component of their enterprise data platform. The conference will also be an
excellent network environment for developers, architects, administrators, data
analysts, data scientists and vendors interested in advancing, extending or
implementing Apache Hadoop.

“We are very pleased with the tremendous showing of support for this year’s
Hadoop Summit, from both attendees and sponsors,” said Rob Bearden, CEO of
Hortonworks. “This year’s Summit boasts an impressive speaking program,
featuring some of the most respected minds in the Apache Hadoop and big data
communities. The comprehensive agenda will make this year’s event a truly
memorable experience, contributing to the further expansion of the Apache
Hadoop ecosystem.”

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent
open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our
distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an
open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build
and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for
information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is
making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks
provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for
enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more
information, visit


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