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Alan Gates

Alan Gates
Founder/Architect, Hortonworks

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.


Office Hour Table D
Alan Gates (Hortonworks), Owen O'Malley (Cloudera), Arun Murthy (Cloudera )
* Making Hive perform interactive queries: Tez, vectorization, and optimizer improvements * How ORC enables higher performance and more efficient storage * Growing Hive's SQL to be standard compliant: adding subquery, datatypes, updates, deletes, and ACID. Read more.
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Arun Murthy (Cloudera ), Alan Gates (Hortonworks), Owen O'Malley (Cloudera)
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Apache Hive is the de facto standard for SQL-in-Hadoop today with more enterprises relying on this open source project than any alternative. New enterprise requirements for Hive to become more real time or interactive have evolved… and the Hive community has responded. Please join Arun Murthy, Owen O'Malley and Alan Gates to learn more about Stinger and improvements to Apache Hive. Read more.


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