Hadoop User Group-DC Meetup

  • July 23, 2009 · 6:30 PM
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Hello Hadoop'ers The next Hadoop User Group-DC Meeting is scheduled for July 23rd at 6:30pm. Save the date! Location: Room 1121 in the Univ of Maryland CSIC Building (Computer Science Instruction Classroom Bldg). Info on driving directions, easy parking, and pictures of the building at this webpage:
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/visitors/directions/ Agenda: Peter Skomoroch (
@peteskomoroch), creator of
Data Wrangling &
trendingtopics.org will talk to us about using Hadoop to crunch big data using Python, AWS & distributed processing to solve problems and perform data analytics. Come share your thoughts/questions/comments about Hadoop and meet fellow Hadoop'ers in the area. Food & refreshments will be provided.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Maybe we can end a little earlier next time?

    July 28, 2009

  • Michael N.

    Interesting, Informative conversation about Hadoop and related technologies. Inspiring presentation about chucking hadoop, python, ruby, rails, Amazon EC2, google charts, wikipedia logs, and probably half a dozen other ingredients in a cauldron, stirring for two weeks and getting something coherent as a result.

    July 24, 2009

  • Anthony K.

    A very friendly group with an interesting topic, good food and time to mingle.

    July 24, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    (I'm biased) but I thought it was a lot of fun - awesome lightning talks, smart people and good discussions. The code from my talk is here: http://github.com/datawrangling/trendingtopics/tree/experimental

    More will be posted soon on datawrangling.com and as a guest post on http://www.cloudera.com/blog/

    Hadoop Summit East info is here: http://www.cloudera.com/hadoop-summit-east

    Datasets mentioned are here: http://www.datawrangling.com/some-datasets-available-on-the-web

    If anyone wants to build PR for their company consider offering financial support for that Creative Commons Hadoop based crawl I mentioned: OpenRelevance http://wiki.apache.org/lucene-java/OpenRelevance

    Thanks again to Josh for organizing and everyone who braved the rain & traffic. If anyone wants to team up on a hack, or needs some quick consulting on a data crunching problem - drop me an email: [masked]

    July 24, 2009

  • Hari D.

    Very educational! Got to see actual code - delivered firehose style. Great q&a from multiple people using it in different fields. Everyone was very knowledegable and approachable.

    July 23, 2009

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