Quite a few of you probably haven’t heard about Hadoop, in short it’s an awesome piece of software that is used to process large datasets on multiple machines. If that’s your kind of thing, read more about it here.
So far the event schedule looks like this:
10.00 – 10.15: Arriving and chatting
10.15 – 11.15: Practical MapReduce (Tom White, Cloudera)
11.15 – 12.15: Introducing Apache Mahout (Isabel Drost, ASF)
12.15 – 13.15: Lunch (three kinds of pizza, sponsored by Sun)
13.15 – 14.15: Terrier (Iadh Ounis and Craig Macdonald, University of Glasgow)
14.15 – 15.15: Having Fun with PageRank and MapReduce (Paolo Castagna, HP)
15.15 – 16.15: Apache HBase (Michael Stack, Powerset)
16.15 – 17.00: General chat, perhaps lightning talks (powered by Sun beer)
17.00 – 00.00: Discussions continues at a nearby pub
A big thanks to Sun for sponsoring the event with a venue, food and beer!