This year's summit, held in Bangalore on February 16, was about big insights and big participation...
Hadoop isn't the next big thing. It has already arrived and getting bigger as you read this! "100 per cent of Fortune 500 companies are either using, or planning to use Hadoop," said Todd Papaioannou, VP Cloud Infrastructure, quoting an industry source during his keynote at the Apache Hadoop India Summit 2011.
Over 700 cloud computing enthusiasts from all over India representing various industries and academia converged at the J.N. Tata auditorium in IISc, for their dose of deep insights on Hadoop and Cloud Computing. The auditoriums were packed and the tweets said it all " at #hadoopsummit and lovin it!."
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In his welcome note, Hari Vasudev, VP Cloud Platform Group, offered a glimpse of the Hadoop scale at Yahoo!, " .being used on 40,000 servers, handling 170 petabytes of data, and running more than 1 million hadoop jobs per month ." Hari spoke about Yahoo!'s commitment to Open