Unlocking the Power of Big Data with Apache Accumulo

When: Back to Calendar January 9, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: hack/reduce
275 3rd St
Cambridge,MA 02142
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Cost: FREE
Contact: Ely Kahn

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Apache Accumulo builds upon Google’s Bigtable design to provide a scalable, lightly-structured database capability complementing the ubiquitous Hadoop environment. The core capabilities of Accumulo include cell-level security, flexible schemas, real-time analytics, bulk I/O, and linear scalability beyond trillions of entries and petabytes of data. These new capabilities lead to techniques that unlock the power of Big Data, but don’t fit into traditional database design patterns.  Learn about the advantages of Apache Accumulo and how it fits into the Hadoop and NoSQL ecosystem.

Presenter:  John Vines (Director of Ecosystems at sqrrl)

Bio:  John is the Director of Ecosystems for sqrrl. He has extensive experience with Hadoop, Accumulo, and other pieces in the Hadoop environment. John was a developer for the National Security Agency for 4 years before joining sqrrl. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Penn State, as well as CISSP and CEH. Outside of work, John is an avid gamer and kitchen geek.

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