BigDataCamp is an unconference for users of Hadoop and related Big Data technologies to exchange ideas in a loosely distributed format. Led by CloudCamp's Dave Nielsen, attendees are encouraged to share thoughts in open discussions with community-proposed topics, including Lightning Talks & Unconference Sessions. 

Data engineers, enterprise architects, developers, analysts, data mining and business intelligence professionals are encouraged to attend and mix with other members of the community.

BigDataCamp takes place the night before the Hadoop Summit 2012 . We invite all attendees and anyone else interested in Big Data to join us for a lively discussion, finger food, and a frosty beverage or two.

San Jose Convention Center (Map)
150 West San Carlos St.
2nd Floor - Accross from Marriott
San Jose, CA 95110

Schedule: Tonight June 12, 2012
5:30pm - Happy Hour w/drinks & food sponsored by the Datameer Meetup (starts at 5:00 pm)
6:30pm  - Welcome, Thank-you & Introductions - Dave Nielsen
7:15pm - Lightning Talks - 5 minutes each
  - “Big Data – beyond Hadoop” by Guy Harrison of Quest Software
  - "Making Hadoop & Cassandra work together" - Renat Khasanshyn and Sergey Bushik of Altoros
  - "The Big-supply problem in Big-Data products" by Anand Venugopal of Impetus
8:15pm  - Organize Unconference; Proposed Sessions
  - “Federal Funding for Big Data projects” by Tom Plunkett of Oracle
8:30pm  - Breakout Sessions - Round 1
 - "TBD"
9:15pm  - Breakout Sessions - Round 2
 - "TBD"
10:00pm  - Wrap Up (1 minute summary of each session)
10:15pm  - Drinks? Marriott Hotel Bar?

Organizer & Facilitator: Dave Nielsen of CloudCamp
Volunteers:- To volunteer, email dave AT

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