The Future of Data

In recent years a wide range of new technologies have disrupted traditional data management. We're now in the middle of a revolution in data processing methods. Choosing allegiances in a revolution is risky. In this talk I'll present the underlying causes of the revolution and predict how the data world might look once we're through it. 


Doug (@cutting), Chief Architect at Cloudera, is the founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene, Nutch, Avro, and Hadoop. Doug joined Cloudera in 2009 from Yahoo!, where he was a key member of the team that built and deployed a production Hadoop storage and analysis cluster for mission-critical business analytics. Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation. 

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  • Mike C.

    Though the talk was not what was described, I agree that it is important for those of us in the industry to begin considering the ramifications of the technology. It would have been more interesting to include views from the ACLU or minorities. They might not see this to be as benign.

    April 23, 2014

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    A former member

    Insightful talk.

    April 23, 2014

  • Shankar N.

    Impala is a game changer :). Super fast, i am waiting for a sqoop with impala.

    April 23, 2014

  • Donald C.

    Great to spend time with a luminary in the industry. I was ok with the shift of focus towards policy and politics of big data but others in the audience would have preferred Doug speak to the future technical directions he envisages. He did give some hints of a 2nd gen map-reduce and the game changer (Empala). In the end he deserves to talk about whatever he wants.

    April 23, 2014

  • Krishnakumar R.

    Is this happening today for sure ? And how long is the duration of the event ?

    April 22, 2014

  • Chuck C.

    Hi. Please post the schedule for the evening. What time is the networking session? What time does the talk start? Etc..

    April 21, 2014

    • Justin B.

      Hi Chuck. Networking starts at 6:30pm. The talk will begin at 7pm.

      April 22, 2014

  • Shankar N.

    hangout session please.

    2 · April 22, 2014

  • Alejandro B.

    Could there please be a WebEx or Hangout for those that live very far away?

    1 · April 21, 2014

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