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After the conference, you’ll find the session slides on the DataWorks Summit Web site and SlideShare, and you can review the session recordings of our larger events on YouTube. In fact, check out the SlideShare from last year’s San Jose event for a preview of what’s in store for you at DataWorks Summit 2018.

Women in Big Data Panel @ DWS18 San Jose

I had the pleasure and honor of moderating the Women in Big Data Luncheon Panel at Dataworks Summit in San Jose on June 19, 2018.   The panel represented a diverse cross section of accomplished technical women from around the world.  I thank our panel members for sharing their uplifting perspectives with our audience: Barbara Eckman, […]

Announcing DataWorks Summit San Jose Keynote Speaker – Brian Hopkins

I am excited to announce that Brian Hopkins, VP and Principal Analyst for Forrester, will be keynoting at DataWorks Summit in San Jose. Brian covers big data, systems of insight, public cloud, insight platforms, and insight for the internet of things. He also leads Forrester’s emerging technology and technology innovation research, leading a team of analysts […]

Community Mega Meetup at DataWorks Summit San Jose

The Community team at Hortonworks is thrilled to announce our upcoming Community Mega Meetup starting at 6PM on Monday, June 18, 2018, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center to kick off DataWorks Summit. We will be hosting a total of 9 meetup groups for the event: Big Data Developers, Cognitive Computing Enthusiasts, Apache NiFi […]

Announcing DataWorks Summit San Jose Keynote Speaker – Kevin Slavin

I am excited to announce that Kevin Slavin, technology innovator and entreprenuer, will be keynoting at DataWorks Summit in San Jose. In his riveting, funny talk, Kevin Slavin will show how modern algorithms determine stock prices, espionage tactics, even the movies you watch. But, he asks: If we depend on complex algorithms to manage our daily […]

AI and Data Science Trends at DataWorks Summit

This year, I’m honored to be the chair of the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science track at the DataWorks Summit in San Jose. Reviewing the submissions and working with the experienced and sharp committee members has been an education in itself, in particular the chance to see what’s trending in the open source world. My […]

Bringing Ideas, Insights, and Innovation to life at DataWorks Summit Berlin

With a theme of “Ideas. Insights. Innovation.”, this year’s DataWorks Summit event in Berlin did not disappoint. This was our sixth year in Europe and there were over 1200 attendees from 51 different countries sharing real-world use cases, success stories, and best practices while talking about how to  enable next-generation data solutions. Ideas Kicking off […]

Women in Big Data Lunch Panel @ DataWorks Summit Berlin

I had the honor and pleasure to moderate the panel for the “Women in Big Data Lunch” on April 18, during Dataworks Summit in Berlin. Our distinctive panelists included: Mandy Chessell – Distinguished Engineer, IBM Ellen Koenig – Data Scientist, formerly of Europace AG Tina Rosario – Chief Data Officer, SAP – Head of Women […]

What to Expect at DataWorks Summit Berlin – Know Before You Go

Before you know it, DataWorks Summit will be here! If you’re ready to maximize your experience and make the most out of your trip to Berlin, we’ve got you covered. From hands-on labs to interactions with the broader user community, there are many different reasons to attend DataWorks Summit Berlin 2018. This year’s offerings include: […]

Top Sessions to Attend at DataWorks Summit Berlin

DataWorks Summit Berlin is packed with great talks on all the latest open source Big Data innovations (in-motion, streaming, data science) and companies Big Data uses case stories. There are several talks on the latest enhancements to make Hadoop more scalable, improve utilization (docker support), add workloads (GPU support) and expand storage (erasure coding, Ozone). […]

Announcing HBaseCon and PhoenixCon 2018

It gives me great pleasure to announce Call for Papers for the annual HBaseCon and PhoenixCon conferences now open. On June 18th, 2018, the Apache HBase project committee, committers, contributors and users will gather at San Jose McEnery Convention Center to celebrate new advancements and developments in the world of Apache HBase and Apache Phoenix. […]




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