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Daniel Abadi
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

Website | @daniel_abadi

Daniel is a recognized expert in database systems and one of the inventors of Hadapt’s patent-pending Adaptive Analytical Platform™.

Daniel received his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his dissertation on column-store database systems led to the founding of Vertica (recently acquired by Hewlett Packard). He is a recipient of a Churchill Scholarship, an NSF CAREER Award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, the 2008 SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award, and the 2007 VLDB best paper award.

In addition to serving as a faculty member in Yale University’s Computer Science department, he also serves as Chief Scientist at Hadapt. He blogs at DBMS Musings and tweets at @daniel_abadi.


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Daniel Abadi (Yale University), Matthew Grace (Objective Logistics)
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Although there are several SQL-on-Hadoop tools (a concept that Hadapt pioneered in 2009), these tools still rely on ETL (or MapReduce jobs) to structure raw data into a SQL-queryable format. Hear how Hadapt continues to lead the innovation curve with the Data-Driven Schema and Multi-Structured Tables, dramatically improving time-to-insight and depth of analytic possibility. Read more.


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