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New Meetup: December 15th - Hadoop User Group-DC Meetup

From: Lalit K.
Sent on: Thursday, November 26, 2009 10:01 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Hadoop-DC!

What: Hadoop User Group-DC Meetup

When: December 15,[masked]:30 PM

Univ of Maryland College Park
Computer Science Instructional Center (Building #406) Paint Branch Drive
College Park, MD 20742

Hello Hadoop'ers

The next Hadoop User Group-DC Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15th at 6:30pm. Save the date!

Location: Room 1122 in the University of Maryland CSIC Building (Computer Science Instruction Classroom Bldg).

Info on driving directions, easy parking, and pictures of the building at this webpage:


6:30 - 7:00 Food & Refreshments

7:00 - 7:30 Michael Scatz from UMD developed an open-source, Hadoop-enabled pipeline for quickly, accurately, and cheaply analyzing human genomes in the clouds for about $100 called Crossbow. More information here:

7:30 - 8:00 Andy Liu from IT-Discovery (, a company located in the DC area performing email analysis for clients using their specially designed platform on top of Hadoop. The platform is composed of a dozen or so map/reduce.

8:00 - 8:30 Conclude/Socialize

Come share your thoughts/questions/comments about Hadoop and meet fellow Hadoop'ers in the area.

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