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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Alan Gates

Alan Gates
Founder/Architect, Hortonworks

Alan Gates 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 an MA in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is also the author of Programming Pig from O’Reilly Press.


4:35pm–5:15pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Hadoop Internals & Development
Location: 1 E16 / 1 E17 Level: Advanced
Alan Gates (Hortonworks)
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Hadoop gives the ability to keep all data together for shared use and analysis. People use Apache HBase for fast updates and low latency data access and Apache Hive for analytics. To improve sharing of this data, users need to be able to access their transactional and analytic data through one tool. This talk will cover work in the Hive, HBase, and Phoenix communities to deliver on this promise. Read more.