[Hadoop NYC Meetup] HIVE: data warehousing using Hadoop. Thursday 10/6 – 6:30pm

From: Alex D.
Sent on: Thursday, October 2, 2008 12:45 PM
This is not our usual day for meetup but we have a good reason to change the date.

Jeff Hammerbacher will present HIVE: Data Warehousing using Hadoop.

This is a rare opportunity to chat with one of the key developers of HIVE.

HIVE: data warehousing using Hadoop

About HIVE:
- Data Organization into Tables with logical and hash partitioning A
- Metastore to store metadata about Tables/Partitions etc A SQL like
- query language over object data stored in Tables DDL commands to
- define and load external data into tables

About the speaker:
Jeff Hammerbacher conceived, built, and led the Data team at Facebook. The Data team was responsible for driving many of the applications of statistics and machine learning at Facebook, as well as building out the infrastructure to support these tasks for massive data sets. The team produced two open source projects: Hive, a system for offline
analysis built above Hadoop, and Cassandra, a structured storage system on a P2P network. Before joining Facebook, Jeff wore a suit on Wall Street and id Mathematics at Harvard.
Currently Jeff is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners.

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