Hadoop Summit 2011 is over. If you saw this tweet ”#hadoopsummit planned for 1,500. upped on demand to 1,600. finally accommodated 1,700. ran out of space, good problem to have. :-),” then you probably got an idea of how exciting and mobbed the conference was this year. With folks dropping by from coast-to-coast, and quite a few from around the world, Hadoop Summit 2011 will quite likely be the year’s largest Hadoop gathering. But even more so, because of the passion of everyone that participated, it was also the best Hadoop gathering of the year, raising the bar yet again for Hadoop technical content and networking.
At the Summit and since it ended, I have received questions from folks who attended the show and some who couldn’t make it. In general, a lot of people were curious about what went into developing the Summit and the approach we took to the Summit. I thought I’d take some time today and summarize my thoughts on this topic.
Obviously, in conference planning, a lot of theRead More »from Hadoop Summit 2011 – A Different Approach