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Ari Zilka

Ari Zilka
Chief Product Officer, Hortonworks

Website | @ikarzali

Ari Zilka has more than 20 years of software development expertise and a deep understanding of open source, enterprise software, and the execution required to build successful products. Ari was previously founder and CTO at Terracotta. Previously, Ari was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accel Partners. Before joining Accel, Ari was the Chief Architect at, where he led the innovation and development of the company’s new engineering initiatives. Prior to, Ari worked as a consultant at Sapient and at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Ari holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Computer Science as well as in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley. Follow Ari on Twitter: @ikarzali


Enterprise Data Grand Ballroom West
Stephen Brobst (Teradata Corporation), Ari Zilka (Hortonworks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
Hortonworks Chief Product Officer, Ari Zilka, and Teradata CTO, Stephen Brobst, show you when to use Hadoop and when to use an MPP relational data warehouse. At a conceptual level, it is easy to think they are interchangeable, but the differences overwhelm the similarities. Two of the most trusted experts in their fields examine how big data technologies are being used in practical deployments. Read more.
Sponsored Rhinelander Center
Mike Hoskins (Actian Corporation), Ari Zilka (Hortonworks)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
This session will address some of the biggest challenges faced by companies trying to do ETL or ELT on Hadoop and highlight how they can reuse existing skills to solve these challenges. Read more.


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