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Hadoop Summit Europe 2013 Reveals Strong Ecosystem Support

Hadoop Summit Europe 2013, the European extension of the original and world’s largest Apache Hadoop community conference, today announced its official program, featuring a keynote address from 451 Group Analyst and Research Manager for Data Management and Analytics Matt Aslett and 40 use cases and educational sessions from leading industry and community experts. In addition, Hadoop Summit Europe 2013 boasts an impressive list of Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors, demonstrating ecosystem support for Apache Hadoop from leading producers of software and services for the enterprise.

Hadoop Summit Europe will be the first and largest European conference focused exclusively on accelerating the enterprise adoption of Apache Hadoop, held at the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam on March 20-21, 2013. The event features sponsors ranging from traditional software companies to open source analytics vendors, confirming strong European interest in Hadoop.

Click to Tweet: @Teradata @Microsoft @Splunk & more support Hadoop Summit Europe; registration & agenda here http://bit.ly/Wwx2aQ #hadoopsummit #hadoop

In addition to the keynote from Aslett, Hadoop Summit Europe attendees will have access to industry and thought leaders representing organizations like Adobe, Facebook, Intel, LinkedIn, National Library of Netherlands, Twitter and more. Conference participants will also have the opportunity to share their initiatives with the Hadoop community through Hadoop Summit Europe’s Lightning Talks session, where attendees can share their own stories in 5-minute presentations. Lightning Talk suggestions can be voted on by the community through the Hadoop Summit Europe community choice. The conference is designed to encourage interaction and sharing with ample time for exchange of ideas. Additionally, there will be a number of Hadoop community events occurring around the event including the Big Data Camp and Birds of a Feather sessions.

“We’re excited to bring Hadoop Summit to Europe for the first time, providing the European community with information and discussion on how to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key component of an enterprise data architecture,” said Rob Bearden, CEO of Hortonworks. “Based on the enormous community interest to participate, and the tremendous ecosystem and sponsorship support, we’re confident that this Hadoop Summit will be a great success. Together we’re bringing the brightest pioneers of the Apache Hadoop community to showcase the latest advancements and deployment techniques for this next-generation data platform.”

The complete lineup of Hadoop Summit Europe 2013 sponsors include:

Hosts

  • Hortonworks
  • Yahoo!

Platinum

  • Microsoft
  • Splunk
  • Teradata

Gold

  • EMC
  • MapR
  • Syncsort
  • Talend

Silver

  • BigData Partnerships
  • Datameer
  • LucidWorks
  • Scality

Registration for Hadoop Summit Europe 2013 remains open, however, the conference is filling up fast. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend, register here: http://hadoopsummit.org/amsterdam/register/. More information on the show’s program can be found at: http://hadoopsummit.org/amsterdam/schedule/. For press and analysts, please contact Kim Rose, Director of Corporate Marketing at [email protected].

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.

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