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Alan Gates

Alan Gates
Software Engineer, Hortonworks

Website | @alanfgates

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.


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Owen O'Malley (Cloudera), Alan Gates (Hortonworks)
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