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This Wednesday subject - Hi, all, the subject subject for this meeting is a general overview of Hadoop and Big Data, like here,  http://elephantscale.com/cours­e_hadoop_for_execs Mark K. Mar 11, 2014 12:13 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Registration for the bootcamp ends this weekend - Daniel, there is now a special price for Houston Hadoop Meetup members - look for the button. Mark On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 4:5 Mark K. Mar 5, 2014 5:09 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Registration for the bootcamp ends this weekend - Mark, I guess there's no discount rate for the bootcamp for members of the hadoop group, is there? Just checking. That's a bit pricey for me at present. Thanks Dan Smith Daniel Scott S. Mar 5, 2014 4:15 PM
Registration for the bootcamp ends this weekend - Hi, The bootcamp is next week, and we need to plan the facilities. If you don't register by this Sunday, or make other arrangements, we may not have to chance to accommodate you. To register Mark K. Mar 5, 2014 1:05 PM
Hadoop Bootcamp - Big Discount! - Hi, we listened to you, thank you for supplying us with your survey responses. The majority of the respondents answered "Keep the date! - Just give a bigger discount." Accordingly, go Mark K. Mar 4, 2014 2:57 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Classes of Logic - Conscious E. Mar 4, 2014 1:34 AM
Please give your feedback - Hi, friends,  Mark K. Mar 3, 2014 11:07 PM
Tsss... I heard it through the grapevine - Hi, guys, I just got an indication that Big Data revolution has started in Houston. First projects are coming. Here is what I can predict: all large energy companies will start following suit, and the demand for Big Data Mark K. Feb 27, 2014 12:33 PM
Fwd: Less than three weeks left till Houston Hadoop Bootcamp - Hi, all, here is an interesting article from Forbes on why Hadoop is ready for enterprise prime time (think Houston):  Mark K. Feb 24, 2014 8:37 AM
Bootcamp - seat are going fast - Hi, guys, we have 24 slots left now, and we also have selected the facility - close to the Reliant stadium, easy parking, convenient, large room, with kitchen and amenities. htt Mark K. Feb 19, 2014 1:49 PM
Re: Big Data Bootcamp - in Houston! (March[masked] - Link to the web version:  http://elephantscale.com/bootc­amp On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 1:16 PM, Mark Kerzner < Mark K. Feb 16, 2014 1:18 PM
Big Data Bootcamp - in Houston! (March[masked] - Mark K. Feb 16, 2014 1:16 PM
Synopsis of the February meetup and the slides - Hi, all, here is it on my blog. http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/20­14/02/houston-hadoop-meetup-nu­tch-on-hadoop.html Mark K. Feb 16, 2014 12:23 AM
Meetup details changed: Houston Hadoop Meetup Series - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/156­437722/ When : Mark K. Feb 10, 2014 3:58 PM
Meetup details changed: Houston Hadoop Meetup Series - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/156­437722/ When : Mark K. Feb 7, 2014 4:34 PM
Hadoop Bootcamp in Houston - Hi, we are planning to offer Hadoop bootcamps in Houston, for you to jump on the Big Data bandwagon without having to go to Silicon Valley for that. The outline will be similar to this one:  Mark K. Feb 4, 2014 12:06 PM
Big Data Bootcamp - Big Data Bootcamp We are proud to partner with Coding Doj Mark K. Jan 20, 2014 10:30 AM
Today's hangout - https://plus.google.com/hangou­ts/_/calendar/bWFya0BoYWRvb3Bp­bGx1bWluYXRlZC5jb20.8ecioqfedl­uobippfdmnimmcqo?authu Mark K. Jan 8, 2014 6:09 PM
Meetup details changed: Houston Hadoop Meetup Series - I've updated this Meetup: Introduction and hands-on to Apache Mahout.   For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ Mark K. Jan 7, 2014 12:57 PM
Meetup details changed: Overview of NOSQL (Not Only SQL) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/145­698902/ When : Ravi M. Dec 10, 2013 12:30 PM
Meetup presentation decided upon: NoSQL overview, with use cases, and Q&A - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/145­698902/ When : Mark K. Dec 9, 2013 10:40 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Topic for the next meetup - what do you think? - You see, I am looking for mass appeal. We can just chat personally about your question :) On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 5:27 PM, Farid < Mark K. Nov 21, 2013 5:28 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Topic for the next meetup - what do you think? - user 3. Nov 21, 2013 5:25 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Topic for the next meetup - what do you think? - Farid, I would limit to NoSQL for this time, all Big Data is too Big.  Then the tools, then Big Data practical cases. Lots to cover On Thu, Mark K. Nov 21, 2013 4:15 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Topic for the next meetup - what do you think? - Reviewing the practical cases of Big Data sounds good especially from the technical perspective and the tools that can be u user 3. Nov 21, 2013 9:32 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Topic for the next meetup - what do you think? - I would prefer NoSQL overview.. Reg Mahesh benne Nov 19, 2013 12:39 PM
Topic for the next meetup - what do you think? - Hi, guys and gals, would you prefer 1. NoSQL overview, and practical cases; or 2. Breaking into Big Data? We will be in the Stella Link Library, pizza served. Mark K. Nov 19, 2013 12:10 PM
Guys, I am not joking - need people - Hi, I am Mark Kerzner, the original organizer and maintainer of the Houston Hadoop Meetup. My company, Hadoop Illuminated (with Mark K. Nov 15, 2013 3:02 PM
Celebrate 250 members - also your suggestions on the topic! - Hi, guys, thanks to Rohit Reddy Thum, who just joined, we have 250 members in the group. We celebrate this by 1. Going back to Stella Link library, every 2nd Wednesday of Mark K. Nov 13, 2013 12:26 AM
Looking for people - Preview not available Mark K. Nov 6, 2013 4:08 PM
Fwd: John Park just joined Houston Hadoop Meetup Group! - Hi, guys, help us reach 250! by next meetup, OK? Special prize: bragging rights. Thank you, Mark ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Meetu Mark K. Nov 1, 2013 10:33 AM
Report of the October's meetup - http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/20­13/10/houston-hadoop-meetup-oc­tober-boyd.html Mark K. Oct 22, 2013 9:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Houston Hadoop Meetup Series - I've updated this Meetup (Updated parking details). For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/135­838762/ Ravi M. Oct 15, 2013 9:38 PM
Blog post: Hybrid Big Data Solutions, presented by Victor Cintron - Link:  http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/20­13/09/houston-hadoop-meetup-hy­brid-big-data.html Thank you, Victor. Mark K. Sep 23, 2013 12:02 PM
Meetup details changed: Houston Hadoop Meetup Series - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/133­682522/ When : Ravi M. Sep 11, 2013 5:43 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Re: Meetup! - Ravi, John C. Aug 8, 2013 11:25 AM
Re: Meetup! - Hi Everyone, I talked to folks at START houston and we have a place to meet every 2nd wednesday of the month between 6-8 PM. The location is 1121 Delano St  Houston, TX 77003. I have been to some m Ravi M. Aug 8, 2013 10:09 AM
Meetup! - Hi Folks,  No body turned up for this meetup and I was sitting in the room with a ton of Pizza! I know there will be folks who wont be able to make it after confirming, but nobody turned up Ravi M. Aug 2, 2013 12:55 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - It's room 216 if anyone missed. Its open now. Had some trouble finding the right room here. On Jul 30,[masked]:20 AM, "Mark Kerzner" < [address removed] Ravi M. Aug 2, 2013 12:21 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] We are 200 people strong! - We have 200 members but we rarely get more than 15 people in our sessions. It could be the timings that are an issue. For two reasons, I want to move away from the First Friday afternoon of the month schedule.  1. Not everyone can l Ravi M. Jul 31, 2013 7:42 PM
We are 200 people strong! - Narayanan just joined Houston Hadoop Meetup Group! Mark K. Jul 30, 2013 9:58 PM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/128­126482/ When : Mark K. Jul 30, 2013 11:19 AM
Confirming the address: One Riverway - Hi, all, just confirm, don't miss the address of today's meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/12 Mark K. Jul 5, 2013 11:58 AM
We are 195 people strong - ... and growing Houston Hadoop Meetup this Friday is confirmed, http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/122­422042/ Mark K. Jul 3, 2013 3:59 PM
Last call :) - Guys, for the upcoming meetup on Friday, July 5, take your pick of topic. http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/122­422042/ Mark K. Jun 28, 2013 6:14 PM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/122­422042/   Hi, all, Mark K. Jun 27, 2013 8:02 PM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/104­784262/ When : Mark K. Jun 5, 2013 1:37 PM
A seminar for Execs and Managers - Hi, all, you can send this to managers and execs you know, who are interested to learn about Hadoop and Big Data. http://hadoopilluminated.com/o­utline_exec.php Mark K. Jun 4, 2013 12:20 AM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/104­784262/ When : Mark K. Jun 3, 2013 11:56 PM
Big Data Opportunity in Portland, OR - user 7. May 29, 2013 6:26 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Next meeting - up for discussion - Friday lunch could work for me, but it is risky in case something comes up with work. I agree that once a month is pretty low for Caldoop. Personally I would like to devote more time on it. Naren May 19, 2013 3:48 PM
Next meeting - up for discussion - Hi, all, usually we meet on the first Wednesday of the month , but the first week of June I can only make it on Friday. So two ques Mark K. May 17, 2013 7:33 AM
Let's making our hackathon an on-going project - Hi, all, it was a great beginning yesterday. Here is my blog post about it, http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/20­13/05/houston-hadoop-hac Mark K. May 2, 2013 11:07 AM
For tomorrow (Wednesday) hackathon - Hi, Houston Technology Center is easy to find. Park in the street or in a nearby garage. Call me on the SHMsoft number,[masked], if you are late and there is nobody to let you in. We Mark K. Apr 30, 2013 3:33 PM
Meetup details changed: Hadoop Hackathon! - at Houston Technology Center - Please note the change of venue: Houston Technology Center I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoo Mark K. Apr 25, 2013 6:43 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] About about a Hackathon? - I'm game. On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Mark Kerzner < [address removed] > Kris F. Apr 15, 2013 7:41 PM
About about a Hackathon? - Hi, all, For the next meetup, I am thinking of going back to hackathon style. We can all meet at Caroline, where we don't have the limitations on time all that much. We will select a theme, such as as maybe Running Hive over HBase Mark K. Apr 15, 2013 7:34 PM
Next Wednesday - a chance to hear from Doug Cutting of Cloudera, in Houston - For those that are interested: Mark K. Apr 12, 2013 10:12 AM
Here is what happened today at the Houston Hadoop Meetup - http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/20­13/03/houston-hadoop-meetup-ha­doop-for-execs.html Cheers, Mark Mark K. Mar 7, 2013 8:56 PM
Thursday lunch - Hi, I apologize for the change, but this time we have to meet on Thursday instead of Wednesday. Please note that our regular meetings are now held at lunch, 12-1PM, at One Riverway location. We meet on the first Wednesday of the month, exc Mark K. Mar 2, 2013 8:20 PM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/980­65462/ When : T Mark K. Mar 2, 2013 8:14 PM
News preview - Hi, all, we have a few things to announce. Houston Hadoop Meetup gets a new address, One Riverway, Suite 1700, Houston, TX 77056. We hope you will love the convenient location on Memorial Drive, and its spacious parking garage. Bring you Mark K. Feb 24, 2013 6:41 PM
Hangout for today - https://plus.google.com/hangou­ts/_/d836982226defb56129d8b75d­d6927e7a0dc8e3a?authuser=0&­hl=en Mark K. Feb 6, 2013 6:10 PM
Fwd: Houston Technology Center News - Congratulation to SHMsoft, a Houston Hadoop company, on their achievement! ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Houston Technology Center Mark K. Jan 30, 2013 6:32 PM
A position in Dallas, a chance to get into Big Data (code Kim) - Hi, a friend asked me about a possible candidate to join a small team developing Android point of sale app, and serve as the Data Architect. Anybody interested please reply to me. Thank you. Sincerely, Mark Mark K. Jan 30, 2013 10:57 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meeting topics for the coming months! - Cool, thanks.  Will do. On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 8:29 AM, Mark Kerzner < [address removed] & Steven B. Jan 14, 2013 10:13 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meeting topics for the coming months! - Steven, I have tentatively schedule it, http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/995­16222/ , please tell me if I need to do any corrections. Th Mark K. Jan 14, 2013 8:29 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meeting topics for the coming months! - April 3rd works for me.  As far as topic, I would say using Hadoop for DevOps, including OpenTSDB, Flume, and Scribe.  (I haven't decided if I will use Flume or Scribe, but as part of determining that, I should be able to talk about bot Steven B. Jan 14, 2013 7:28 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meeting topics for the coming months! - So let's tentatively schedule the date and the topic for the first presentation. How does April (first Wednesday) looks? On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 8:38 PM, Steven Byrnes < Mark K. Jan 12, 2013 8:40 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meeting topics for the coming months! - I've been looking at some DevOps-oriented things recently.  (Flume, Scribe, OpenTSDB, etc.)  I could probably present one or several of them in a couple of months. Steven B. Jan 12, 2013 12:38 AM
Re: Meeting topics for the coming months! - user 3. Jan 11, 2013 7:53 AM
Re: Meeting topics for the coming months! - Other than tech topics, we could also look at Business Usecases, where you already use Hadoop or would like to use Hadoop and present your ideas and how use of Hadoop would help compared to existing solutions.  Ravi M. Jan 10, 2013 2:08 PM
Meeting topics for the coming months! - Hi everyone,  We will most likely have the next 2 meetups on RHadoop topics. But after that, we like to know what areas you would like to see covered in our meetups and if you like to present a topic at the meetup. Ravi M. Jan 10, 2013 2:01 PM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/941­34262/ When : W Mark K. Jan 9, 2013 5:27 PM
Hangout for today's meeting at 6:30 PM - you can join remotely - Ravi Mutyala invited you to an event Mark K. Jan 9, 2013 5:24 PM
Re: Community Voting in progress for Hadoop Summit Topics - I vote for  Managing branch Migrations in Hadoop Cheers, Ram P. Dec 14, 2012 8:24 AM
Community Voting in progress for Hadoop Summit Topics - Community voting is going on for Hadoop Summit topics and tomorrow is the last date for it.  This is in March in Europe (Amsterdam). You can vote if you are planning to go there or not. There are four streams and each one can cast 3 vot Ravi M. Dec 13, 2012 5:33 PM
Trading company looking for a Hadoop/BigData programmer - They are doing high-frequency trading and want to use Hadoop. Anybody interested? They want a perm, in Houston. Cheers, Mark Mark K. Dec 13, 2012 2:23 PM
Meetup details may have changed: Dive into Hive! (tonight) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/939­77012/ When : W Mark K. Dec 12, 2012 2:21 PM
Dive into Hive! -- today at 6:30PM - http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/939­77012/ See you there. Sincerely, Mark Mark K. Dec 12, 2012 12:59 PM
Deeper Dive into Apache Pig!! - Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Mark K. Nov 15, 2012 8:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Deeper Dive into Apache Pig - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/901­70532/ When : W Ravi M. Nov 14, 2012 2:04 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - Thought I'd share this with you guys from a very influential Quora writer + Forbes blogger, Venkatesh Rao, on big data + social media + Sandy -> smart read  Mohamed A. Oct 31, 2012 5:43 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - My fault, of course it is 11/14 or 11/21. Crazy day today, I apologize (or crazy me?) Mark On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 4:36 PM, Alan Lipe < Mark K. Oct 31, 2012 4:38 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - Hey Mark, ur update said to vote for a reschedule date of 7/14 or 7/21, did you mean 11/14 or 11/21? -- Alan Lipe Alan L. Oct 31, 2012 4:33 PM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - Canceled for today I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ Mark K. Oct 31, 2012 2:38 PM
Meeting tonight at 6:30 - a rare occasion - RSVP please! - Guys! Awesome opportunity! (if you can make it tonight). We can have a talk from Intel's Greg Khairallah Business Development Manager, Big Data Intel Datacenter Software Division He will tell us about his impressions from Ha Mark K. Oct 31, 2012 12:09 PM
This coming Wednesday - suggestions welcome - Hi, we planned to have Ravi Mutyala's "Impressions for Hadoop Strata" conference that happened in NY last week, but Ravi won't be in town for this coming Wednesday 11/7. We can re-schedule for later in the month. Alternat Mark K. Oct 31, 2012 11:43 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] The last meetup (Pig hands-on with Ravi Mutyala) was tremendous - Ravi, thanks a bunch, I updated the blog entry: http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/20­12/10/houston-hadoop-meetup-pi­g-hands-on.html On Mon, Mark K. Oct 9, 2012 8:07 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] The last meetup (Pig hands-on with Ravi Mutyala) was tremendous - Thanks everyone who attended the meeting.  For our upcoming November meetup, I have 2 options that I can present.  1. Advanced Apache Pig. This should be a good followup for all those who attended Introduction t Ravi M. Oct 8, 2012 3:48 PM
The last meetup (Pig hands-on with Ravi Mutyala) was tremendous - http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/20­12/10/houston-hadoop-meetup-pi­g-hands-on.html (waiting for more links from Ravi, will update when ready) Mark K. Oct 6, 2012 9:23 PM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] New instances - Test data for labs: Mark K. Oct 3, 2012 7:57 PM
New instances - i-45d95738 :   Mark K. Oct 3, 2012 7:38 PM
URL - Mark K. Oct 3, 2012 7:00 PM
Last call - for tonight - Hi, all, just to summarize, we are meeting on 4820 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004, tonight, at 6:30PM. Pizza for all, so RSVP please. Then Ravi will present Hands-on intro to Pig, and an Amazon machine will be provided for all how want to log i Mark K. Oct 3, 2012 3:35 PM
Meetup details changed: Apache Pig -- An introduction and Hands On - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Houston-­Hadoop-Meetup-Group/events/811­30232/ When : W Ravi M. Oct 2, 2012 2:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - Ravi Mutyala of Hortonworks presents "Practical introduction to Pig and Hive." You will gain most if you bring your laptop. Cloud virtual machines for training will be provided. Here is Ravi:  Mark K. Sep 27, 2012 6:08 PM
RE: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - Myself enjoyed the presentation too. It was driven by excel Dianhui Z. Sep 6, 2012 9:34 AM
Re: Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - Dennis, It was a informative presentation.  Thanks for sharing your problem definition, your approach, code details, infrastructure setup and even doing  a performance comparison during the meeting.  Loved it. Thanks Ram Ram P. Sep 6, 2012 8:27 AM
Re: [Houston-Hadoop-Meetup-Group] Meetup details changed: Bring more BigData understanding to Houston - Great meeting tonight...good hands on example of hadoop in process... On Sep 2,[masked]:03 PM, "Mark Kerzner" < [address removed] > wrote: Neil Sep 5, 2012 9:24 PM

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