Cloudera Software Engineer Todd Lipcon Presenting at the Fourth Annual Hadoop Conference Japan


Todd Lipcon to present an “Introduction to Apache Hadoop and CDH” and “Introduction to Apache HBase” for Japan’s Largest Hadoop User Group in Tokyo on September 26, 2011

Palo Alto, CA – September 26, 2011 – Cloudera Inc., the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, announced today that Todd Lipcon (@tlipcon), Cloudera software engineer, will be presenting at the Fourth Annual Hadoop Conference in Tokyo Japan. Lipcon will be presenting two sessions at the conference: an “Introduction to Apache Hadoop and CDH” and “Introduction to Apache HBase.” Lipcon, who is a significant contributor to Apache Hadoop and other Hadoop projects such as Apache Thrift and HBase, will discuss the power of Hadoop and the larger ecosystem of open source projects built on and around the Hadoop core: Apache Hive, Pig, Flume, Oozie, HBase, Avro and more. Lipcon will also cover CDH, Cloudera’s entirely open source distribution of Apache Hadoop and explain why it is the easiest and most popular way to deploy Hadoop in critical enterprise environments worldwide.

The Annual Hadoop Conference in Japan is presented by the Hadoop User Group Japan. Over 800 Hadoop practitioners, developers and business executives will attend the conference in Tokyo on Monday, September 26, 2011 at the Bellesalle Shiodome Center.

What: Sessions: “Introduction to Apache Hadoop and CDH”

“Introduction to Apache HBase”
Who: Cloudera Software Engineer Todd Lipcon
When: Monday, September 26, 2011

10:05-10:35 a.m. JT (Session: “Introduction to Apache Hadoop and CDH”)

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. JT (Session: “Introduction to Apache HBase”)
Where: Bellesalle Shiodome Center

Toyko, Japan

For more information about the Fourth Annual Hadoop Conference Japan and to register, please visit:

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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, 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.

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