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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Alan Gates

Alan Gates
Founder/Architect, Hortonworks

Alan is a co-founder at Hortonworks and an original member of the engineering team that took Pig from a Yahoo! Labs research project to a successful Apache open source project. Alan also designed HCatalog and guided its adoption as an Apache Incubator project. Alan has a BS in Mathematics from Oregon State University and a MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is also the author of Programming Pig, a book from O’Reilly Press.


2:20pm–3:00pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Hadoop Platform
Location: 210 C/G
Alan Gates (Hortonworks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Starting in Hive 0.14, insert values, update, and delete have been added to Hive SQL. In addition, ACID compliant transactions have been added so that users get a consistent view of data while reading and writing. This talk will cover the intended use cases, architecture, and performance of insert, update, and delete in Hive. Read more.
3:10pm–3:50pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table A
Alan Gates (Hortonworks)
Alan is a cofounder of Hortonworks. Stop by his office hours and chat with him about the use cases they targeted when designing transactions for Hive, streaming ingestion of data using Hive transactions, and using INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE in Hive. Read more.