Qubole Executive to Speak and Participate in Panel Discussion at Big Data World Congress in London

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Joydeep Sen Sarma, Co-Creator of Apache Hive, will share insights on high performance for Big Data in the cloud.


Qubole™, a provider of the next generation cloud Big Data platform, today announced that its Co-Founder and Head of Qubole India, Joydeep Sen Sarma, will speak at the Big Data World Congress in London, as well as participate on a panel discussion. As the co-creator of Apache Hive and former head of Facebook’s Data Infrastructure team, Joydeep will share his in-depth expertise on successfully running Big Data technologies in the cloud.

Joydeep’s presentation – “Cloud-Friendly Hadoop and Hive” takes place on Wednesday, June 26 beginning at 2:10 p.m. He will discuss how to make Hadoop and related frameworks such as Hive, Oozie, and Sqoop, designed for in-house data centers, perform just as well in the cloud. Joydeep will also share use cases that show how solving large-scale data challenges at Facebook now make it very easy for small organizations to leverage these technologies in the cloud.

The discussion panel - "Benefiting from Data in the Enteprise" - takes place immediately following Joydeep’s presentation. Moderated by Max Cooter of Cloud Pro and including technology executives Phil Cheetham (AOL), Remo Gettini (Jagex Games Studio) and Michael Hausenblas (MapR Technologies) in addition to Joydeep Sen Sarma, the panel will explore how businesses are moving beyond viewing data as just a ‘science project’, making it a part of their mainstream IT.

Joydeep Sen Sarma is the co-creator of Apache Hive. He began his career at Oracle, was lead engineer on Yahoo's in-house Recommendation Platform, and led Facebook's Data Infrastructure team, creating of one of the largest data processing and analytics platform in the world. Now, Joydeep has co-founded Qubole, a pioneering startup delivering a turnkey SaaS solution for Big Data, and is the Head of Qubole India.

About Qubole

Qubole is the leader in Big Data SaaS. Qubole was founded by Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, former leaders of Facebook’s data infrastructure organization and long-time contributors to Apache Hadoop and creators of Apache Hive. Qubole is trusted by the largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures.

Qubole Data Service (QDS) provides a turnkey SaaS solution for Big Data teams, running on the top performing elastic Hadoop engine and including a library of data connectors, and a graphical interface for Hive, Pig, Ooze and Sqoop. QDS enables users to quickly inspect their data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs. With QDS, the power of Big Data meets the simplicity of the cloud.

For more information, please visit http://www.Qubole.com.

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