About Strata + Hadoop World
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The best minds in data will gather in Barcelona this November for Strata + Hadoop World to learn, connect, and explore the complex issues and exciting opportunities brought to business by big data, data science, and pervasive computing.
Just in time for the event in Barcelona, O’Reilly and Cloudera have partnered to bring Hadoop World to all Strata Conferences worldwide. Doug Cutting, Cloudera's Chief Architect and founder of Apache Hadoop, joins Roger Magoulas and Alistair Croll as chairs of Strata + Hadoop World to help shape the content. The Hadoop & Beyond track not only covers the Hadoop platform, but also tools like Cassandra, Storm, Spark/Shark, and Drill—and how they extend the data science toolkit.
The future belongs to those who understand how to collect and use their data successfully. And that future happens at Strata + Hadoop World.
Why You Should Attend
Strata + Hadoop World is where big data's most influential business decision makers, strategists, architects, developers, and analysts gather to shape the future of their businesses and technologies. If you want to tap into the opportunity that big data presents, you want to be there.
At Strata + Hadoop World, you'll:
- Be among the first to understand how you can leverage the promise of this huge change, and survive the resulting disruption
- Find new ways to leverage your data assets across industries and disciplines
- Learn how to take big data from science project to real business application
- Discover training, hiring, and career opportunities for data professionals
- Meet-face-to face with other innovators and thought leaders
Experience Strata + Hadoop World
Strata + Hadoop World delivers the nuts-and-bolts foundation for building a data-driven business—the latest on the skills, tools, and technologies you need to make data work—alongside forward-looking insights and ahead-of-the-curve thinking.
At Strata + Hadoop World, you'll find:
- Three days of inspiring keynotes and intensely practical, information-rich sessions exploring the latest advances, case studies, and best practices
- A sponsor pavilion with key players and latest technologies
- A vibrant "hallway track" for attendees, speakers, journalists, and vendors to debate and discuss important issues
- Plenty of events and opportunities to meet other business leaders, data professionals, designers, and developers
Kudos for Strata + Hadoop World
What previous conference attendees have said:
“In a crowded market place of "Big Data" conferences, Strata + Hadoop World has firmly established itself as the place where you go to meet people who think and do data science.”
“One of the most valuable events to advance my career.”
“Everyone in big data is there”
“A must for anyone who wants a peek into the future of Big Data."
“There was a palpable sense of excitement in the air. Obviously most of the attendees were already ‘data’ aficionados, but it's clear that ‘data’ in various forms is on the radar for governments, large corporations, and the developer communities.”
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“There were all the techie bits to delight the geek heart but apart from that there were plenty of presentations on topics and products that were just amazing and eye opening.”
“As an event it is almost perfect for me; a group of like-minded interested people come together and enjoy deep and meaningful conversations about the industry.”
“There was a lot to like...two days of inspirational, eye-opening, even slightly terrifying keynotes...Bring on Strata 2013!”
“There is no doubt that the conference is a great magnet for top big data talent and that it has served well the needs of its audience, hungry for inspiring content on the latest and greatest big data and data science developments.”
“...an amazing event with the latest and greatest of the big data community dropping knowledge and taking names”
Who Attends Strata + Hadoop World
Strata + Hadoop World is for developers, data scientists, data analysts, and other data professionals, including:
- VPs or directors of marketing, analytics, or data warehousing
- CIOs, CTOs, enterprise architects
- Data scientists and analysts
- Developers and database professionals
- Product managers
- Researchers and academics
- Data-driven designers, journalists, and anthropologists
- VCs and investors
(@cutting) is the founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene, Nutch, Avro, and Hadoop. Doug joined Cloudera in 2009 from Yahoo!, where he was a key member of the team that built and deployed a production Hadoop storage and analysis cluster for mission-critical business analytics. Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation.
is a technology analyst, writer and entrepreneur based in California. He's helping drive businesses with data as VP Strategy for Silicon Valley Data Science.
Edd was the founding program chair for the O'Reilly Strata, and chaired the Open Source Convention for six years. He was the Founding Editor of the journal Big Datahttp.
A startup veteran, Edd was the founder and creator of the Expectnation conference management system, and a co-founder of the Pharmalicensing.com online intellectual property exchange.
An advocate and contributor to open source software, Edd has contributed to various projects, such as Debian and GNOME, and created the DOAP Vocabulary for describing software projects.
Edd has written four books, including O'Reilly's "Learning Rails". He writes regularly on Google+ and on his blog at eddology.com.
is the research director at O'Reilly Media and chair of the Strata conferences. Roger and his team build the analysis infrastructure, and provide analytic services and insights on technology adoption trends to business decision-makers at O'Reilly and beyond. We find what excites key innovators and use those insights to gather and analyze faint signals from various sources to make sense of what others may adopt and why.
Program Development Director
is the Chief Data Scientist at O'Reilly Media, Inc. He has applied Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Statistical Analysis in a variety of settings including Direct Marketing, Consumer and Market Research, Targeted Advertising, Text Mining, and Financial Engineering. His background includes stints with an investment management company, internet startups, and financial services.