Saturday, November 14, 2009

Hadoop Bay Area User Group

Hi All,
Come join us this week for the monthly Bay Area Hadoop User Group (HUG).

Whether you are an active submitter, building/planing to build hadoop-based applications or completely new to Hadoop -- we'd love to see you.

We have an exciting agenda planned covering features updates from the massive usage of Hadoop at Yahoo! as well as technologies/solutions developed by the growing hadoop eco-system.

Below are the planned sessions:
  • Katta, Solr, Lucene and Hadoop - Searching at scale
    Jason Rutherglen and Jason Venner
  • Walking through the New File system API
    Sanjay Radia, Yahoo!
  • Keep your data in Jute but still use it in python
    Paul Tarjan, Yahoo!
It's happening on Wednesday, November 18, 6PM-8PM at the Yahoo! Sunnyvale Campus.
Please sign-up on the Bay Area HUG Meetup page (see Meetup page for location specifics).

This is the last HUG for 2009, as the December HUG is canceled due to the holidays.

Hope to see you there and if you can't make it person, we are posting the presentations on the Yahoo! Developer Network Hadoop blog


Saturday, November 7, 2009

Yahoo! at Cloud Computing Expo

I had lot's of fun this week at cloud computing expo in santa clara.
It was really impressive to see how people from the cloud industry see Yahoo's massive scale cloud technology and how our open source strategy resonates.
I got a lot of comments around "it's great to see a massive enterprise adopting cloud for it's core business".

I think our message of cloud is about faster innovation and less around saving costs hit the spot in this event.

I blogged about the event in the Yahoo Developer Network (YDN)

And yes.. it was great to meet many of you - friends and colleagues.