a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and
support of Apache Hadoop, today announced that Director of Product
Marketing Jim Walker will deliver two keynote presentations about the
integral role of Apache Hadoop in the world of big data at key industry
At the SQL Server Live! conference, being held December 10 - 14
in Orlando, Walker will explore the hype surrounding big data,
addressing specifically what is real and how it affects the status quo.
His keynote will also focus on Apache Hadoop-the next-generation
enterprise data platform at the epicenter of the big data discussion.
Walker will explain how the Microsoft-Hortonworks partnership bridges
the new world of unstructured content with the structured data managed
today and brings Hadoop to the masses as an addition to current
enterprise data architectures.
At the sold-out Big Analytics 2012 Roadshow in New York on December 12,
Walker will present on Apache Hadoop's role in big data architecture,
outlining the emergence of big data, the opportunities for deriving
business value and the essential components required in a Hadoop-powered
platform. Attendees will come away with a solid understanding of
solution architectures that integrate Hadoop with existing data
discovery and data warehouse platforms.
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About Jim Walker
Jim Walker is the director of product marketing at Hortonworks,
specializing in open source business models with a focus on accelerating
the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop. He has nearly 20 years of
experience building products and developing emerging technologies.
During his career, he has brought multiple products to market in a
variety of fields, including data loss prevention, master data
management (MDM) and now big data. Prior to joining Hortonworks, Walker
was the director of global product marketing for Talend after serving as
director of sales messaging at Initiate System (now part of IBM). Walker
also previously held several managerial positions at Vontu, Jackrabbit
Industries, ServGate Technologies, Phoenix Technologies and American
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the
preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big
data. Our distribution, Hortonworks
Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable
foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy
big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on
Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making
Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks
provides unmatched technical
support, training and certification programs for enterprises,
systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com,
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