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  • Full house @ Apache Hadoop India Summit 2011

    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!."

     


    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

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  • Apache Hadoop India Summit 2011 – Session Details

    Keynotes Addresses

    Hadoop and the Future of Cloud Computing

    Dr. Todd Papaioannou - Vice President, Cloud Architecture, Yahoo!

    Abstract

    In this keynote, Todd will discuss why Yahoo! invests in Hadoop and Open Source, how Yahoo! uses Hadoop to power some of its most innovative technology products, the State of the Hadoop community and the future of BigData and Cloud Computing.

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Todd Papaioannou is vice president, cloud architecture for Yahoo!'s global cloud computing group. The company uses its cloud computing infrastructure to power nearly all of its consumer and advertiser experiences. Yahoo!'s cloud stores, analyzes and processes hundred of petabytes of data and content, delivers it in a reliable and scalable way, making it accessible to users around the world on a variety of platforms and form factors.

    Prior to joining Yahoo!, Dr. Papaioannou served as vice president for architecture and emerging technologies at Teradata. He focused on product and architectural

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  • Apache Hadoop India Summit 2011

    Yahoo! India R&D is proud to announce the Hadoop India Summit 2011, a one-day event which will take place in Bangalore, India, on February 16th. Last year’s event was a fantastic success with 300+ researchers and industry leaders discussing real-world use cases for Hadoop. This year's event is planned to be bigger and better, with 500+ attendees expected. You will have the opportunity to learn and hear from experts working on large data storage and analysis problems across industries such as financial services, telecommunications, government, retail and academia.

    Apache Hadoop has become the de-facto platform for developing large-scale, data-intensive applications. It has been used actively in academia and Industry for research and data mining. Our Hadoop Summit will provide an opportunity to understand the latest trends and roadmap for the Hadoop platform and its ecosystem, and how Hadoop is leveraged in various domains.

    Whether you are already developing Hadoop-based applications or

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  • Hadoop India Summit 2011 – Call for Papers Now Open

    Apache Hadoop has become the de-facto platform for developing large-scale
    data-intensive applications. It has been used actively in academia and Industry for
    research and data mining. Our Hadoop Summits provide an opportunity for understanding
    the latest trends and roadmap for Hadoop Platform and its ecosystem and how Hadoop
    is leveraged in various domains.

    Yahoo! India R&D is proud to host the second Hadoop India Summit, a one-day event which will take place in Bangalore, India, on either February 16th, 2011. Last year’s event was a fantastic success with 300+ researchers and industry leaders discussing real-world use cases.
    This year we are planning for an even bigger and better event and are expecting 500
    attendees with presentations from people working on very large data storage and
    analysis problems across a range of industries including financial services, telecommunications, government, retail, academia and more.

    If you are active user of Hadoop as a developer, user or

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