Cloudera Announces Hadoop World: NYC 2009

Aug/19/2009

Yahoo!, IBM, Intel, eHarmony and Others Sponsor Inaugural Hadoop World October 2 in New York City

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – August 19, 2009) – Cloudera, the commercial Hadoop™ company, today announced the inaugural Hadoop World conference, which will take place Friday, October 2 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. Sponsors include Yahoo!, IBM, Intel, eHarmony, and others.

“Hadoop is changing the way that users manage and process ever-increasing volumes of data,” said Christophe Bisciglia, founder of Cloudera. “Hadoop World in New York City will showcase this powerful new open source technology, with special focus on how traditional enterprises use it to solve real business problems.”

Hadoop World will feature in-depth case studies and real-world examples of how traditional enterprises use Hadoop. To date, representatives from enterprises including About.com, Booz Allen Hamilton, China Mobile, Context Web, eBay, Facebook, IBM, Intel, JPMC, Microsoft, New York Times, NexR, Rackspace, Vertica, Visa, Visible Measures, Yale, and Yahoo! take part in the event. These companies have changed the way they understand data by leaning on tools originally developed for the Web.

Beyond popular web properties like Google, Yahoo! and Facebook, Hadoop is currently in production in a number of other industry verticals, including advertising, biotech, financial services, and telecom. Hadoop World presentations will address the wide spectrum of industries to which Hadoop solves problems with large data. Scheduled topics include data warehousing, data mining, business Intelligence, fraud detection, protein alignment, logs processing, and general Web scale data processing and analytics.

For three days leading up to Hadoop World, Cloudera will offer training and certification for developers, administrators and managers. For more information or to register for the conference, visit: Hadoop World: NYC 2009.

About Cloudera

Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based software and services, enables data driven enterprises to easily derive business value from all their structured and unstructured data. Cloudera's Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH), available to download for free at www.cloudera.com/downloads, is the most comprehensive, tested, stable and widely deployed distribution of Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. For the fastest path to reliably using this completely open source technology in production for Big Data analytics and answering previously un-addressable big questions, organizations can subscribe to Cloudera Enterprise, comprised of Cloudera Manager software and Cloudera Support. Cloudera also offers training and certification on Apache technologies, as well as consulting services. As the top contributor to the Apache open source community and with tens of thousands of nodes under management across customers in financial services, government, telecommunications, media, web, advertising, retail, energy, bioinformatics, pharma/healthcare, university research, oil and gas and gaming, Cloudera's depth of experience and commitment to sharing expertise are unrivaled. www.cloudera.com

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