MEDIA ALERT: WANdisco Announces Hadoop Expert Co-Presenters at ApacheCon

MEDIA ALERT: WANdisco Announces Hadoop Expert Co-Presenters at ApacheCon 
SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 --  
WHO: WANdisco is a provider of non-stop software for global
enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed
software development. 
WHAT: ApacheCon is the official conference, trainings, and expo
series of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), and is the public
showcase for Apache innovations. The 2013 conference theme is "Open
Source Community Leadership Drives Enterprise-Grade Innovation,"
focusing on professionally directed, relevant presentations that
demonstrate real-world solutions to specific challenges.  
WHEN/WHERE: ApacheCon, February 26-28, Hilton Portland and Executive
Towers, Portland, Oregon 
KEY HIGHLIGHTS, Session 1: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 5:15 p.m.-6 p.m.
and HBase on the Cloud: A Case Study on Performance and Isolation 
Cloud infrastructure is a flexible tool to orchestrate multiple
Hadoop and HBase clusters, which provides strict isolation of data
and compute resources for multiple customers. Most importantly, our
benchmarks show that virtualized environment allows for higher
average utilization of per-node resources. For more session
information, visit  
CO-PRESENTERS, Dr. Konstantin V. Shvachko, Chief Architect, Big Data,
WANdisco and Jagane Sundar, CTO/VP Engineering, Big Data, WANdisco
veteran Hadoop developer and respected author, Konstantin Shvachko is
a technical expert specializing in efficient data structures and
algorithms for large-scale distributed storage systems. Konstantin
joined WANdisco through the AltoStor acquisition and before that he
was founder and Chief Scientist at AltoScale, a Hadoop and
HBase-as-a-Platform company acquired by VertiCloud. Konstantin played
a lead architectural role at eBay, building two generations of the
organization's Hadoop platform. At Yahoo!, he worked on the Hadoop
Distributed File System (HDFS). Konstantin has dozens of publications
and presentations to his credit and is currently a member of the
Apache Hadoop PMC. Konstantin has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and
M.S. in Mathematics from Moscow State University, Russia. 
Jagane Sundar has extensive big data, cloud, virtualization, and
networking experience and joined WANdisco through its AltoStor
acquisition. Before AltoStor, Jagane was founder and CEO of
AltoScale, a Hadoop and HBase-as-a-Platform company acquired by
VertiCloud. His experience with Hadoop began as Director of Hadoop
Performance and Operability at Yahoo! Jagane has such accomplishments
to his credit as the creation of Livebackup, development of a user
mode TCP Stack for Precision I/O, development of the NFS and PPP
clients and parts of the TCP stack for JavaOS for Sun MicroSystems,
and more. Jagane received his B.E. in Electronics and Communications
Engineering from Anna University. 
About WANdisco
 WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is a provider of
enterprise-ready, non-stop software solutions that enable globally
distributed organizations to meet today's data challenges of secure
storage, scalability and availability. WANdisco's products are
differentiated by the company's patented, active-active data
replication technology, serving crucial high availability (HA)
requirements, including Hadoop Big Data and Application Lifecycle
Management (ALM). Fortune Global 1000 companies including AT&T,
Motorola, Intel and Halliburton rely on WANdisco for performance,
reliability, security and availability. For additional information,
please visit 
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Samantha Leggat
Tel (925) 396-1194 
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