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BigDataCamp Silicon Valley @Hadoop Summit 2013

Hello BigDataCampers,

We're excited to see you at BigDataCamp @Hadoop Summit. We've opened up more spots so feel free to spread the word. I also wanted to let you know that we have a lot of interest in a few areas, and so we are confirming 3 sessions:

  1. Introduction to Big Data & Hadoop
  2. Real-time & Streaming
  3. Hadoop Cluster Management

Of course we will have manay other breakout sessions too. So we look fwd to a lively discussion.


Dave Nielsen

Location: San Jose Convention Center (map)

Almaden & Woz ($7.00 flat rate)
401 S Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113

Schedule: June 25, 2013
5:30pm  - Registration, Finger Food & Networking
6:00pm  - Welcome, Thank-you & Introductions - Dave Nielsen
6:15pm - Lightning Talks - 5 minutes each

  • "Big Data might be the death of you" by Guy Harrison of Dell Software
  • "The Power of the Sort" by Keith Kohl of Syncsort
  • "5 ways to visualize Big Data" by Bruno Aziza of SiSense
  • " Hadoop Done Over" by Greg Lindahl CTO and founder at blekko

7:15pm  - Organize Unconference

Proposed Breakout Sessions

  • "Intro to Big Data" by Dave Nielsen (7:30pm)
  • "Real-time Big Data w/ Impala" by Eric Sammer of Cloudera (8:15pm)
  • "Big Data as a Service" by Shrikanth Sahnkar of Qubole (7:30pm)
  • "Getting Started w/ Hadoop" by Chris Schneider of Ning/Glam (8:15pm)
  • "Big Data Use Cases"
  • "Data Visualization"
  • "Big Data Security"
  • "Machine Learning"
  • "Data Mining"

7:30pm  - Breakout Sessions - Round 1
8:15pm  - Breakout Sessions - Round 2
9:00pm  - Breakout Sessions - Round 3
9:45pm  - Wrap Up (1 minute summary of each session)
10:00pm  - Drink at the bar?

Organizer & FacilitatorDave Nielsen of Platform D 
VolunteersCraig Sakuma, Speaker Management 
- To volunteer, email

For further details, visit 

Dave Nielsen


Jun 25, 2013
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm


San Jose Convention Center
150 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95113
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