Thanks everyone for joining us last night at the Yahoo!’s Sunnyvale campus. There were more than 150 attendees, the community is growing!. It was great to see many new faces and companies/solutions that are basing their business on Hadoop.
For those of you who were unable to attend in person the session's details and slides are posted below.
Owen O'Malley from the Yahoo! Hadoop Team provided an overview of the upcoming Hadoop release plans from Yahoo!./p>
Kevin Weil who leads the analytics team at Twitter provided an overview of Hadoop and Protocol Buffers at Twitter. Kevin outlined the challenges and requirements for storing and analyzing large amounts of data and how Protocol Buffers, Map Reduce and Pig LoadFuncs are used to address the problem.
Mathias Stearn from 10Gen provided an introduction to MongoDB. Mathias explained how to get started, how to create schemas and how to scale. Mathias described the built-in MapReduce integration to MongoDb and guidelines for integrating simple and complex Hadoop-based solutions.
As always, we are looking for exciting technologies and experiences you want to share.
Please email presentation requests to dekel at yahoo hyphen inc dot com.
See you all in March 24th, 2010 Registration and agenda will be published soon on the YDN Hadoop Blog
Director, Product Management
Cloud Computing at Yahoo!