Hackathon set for Jan 20 !

Happy New Year!

Our very first Hadoop hackathon is set for Jan 20, Sunday ,  10am - 4pm !

It will be at Hacker Dojo, graciously hosted by a Dojo member.

The room can accommodate about 30-35 people comfortably.

What you need to bring to get most out of this event:

- a laptop that can run hadoop natively (Linux or Mac) or being able to run a Hadoop virtual machine

- if you can install hadoop on your laptop, please do so before the hackathon

- we will have volunteer experts on Hadoop on hand to help

- what topics to cover?  Please reply to this thread / post on meetup page

more details to follow... stay tuned

regards
Sujee Maniyam
Founder / Organizer

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  • Naga D.

    Is there a vmware fusion or virtual box based VM image that we will be using available for download ?

    January 17, 2013

    • Sujee M.

      you can download VMs from either Cloudera / HortonWorks and MapR sites

      January 17, 2013

    • Gaurav B.

      Hi Sujee,
      It was great to be there with you champs. First hackathon was not only informative and helpful but also insightful. I installed hadoop vm as per instructions in emails. First hackathon became more interesting with Krish, who has industry knowledge and experience and was very helpful with our simple/technical question(s).

      As you mentioned in your email, future hackathons should be structured. Let us know when do you have next one planned.

      Thanks,
      Gaurav Bhatia

      January 23, 2013

  • Stephen

    Sounded great, sorry I couldn't make it, I tried to cancel my RSVP this morning.

    January 20, 2013

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