San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013
GigaOM’s third annual Structure:Data conference is just one week away. Taking place March 20-21 in New York City, the event will gather some of data’s brightest minds to examine new developments in big data - from emerging trends and business opportunities to the future of Hadoop.
More than 60 speakers have been hand-picked for their visionary approach to big data, including:
More details on speakers and sessions are here.
“If there’s one big Hadoop theme at Structure:Data, it’s that people shouldn’t be asking ‘What’s next after Hadoop?’ but rather, ‘What will Hadoop become next?’,” says Derrick Harris, senior writer for GigaOM and chair of Structure:Data 2013. “We’ll attempt to answer that question as we examine how leading companies are using Hadoop.”
In just 10 years, Hadoop has evolved from a Yahoo! search engine fix to a general-purpose computing platform that is poised to be the foundation for the next generation of data-based applications. Harris’s four-part series on Hadoop provides a primer on the company’s history, future and most promising applications. In a recent GigaOM podcast, he explained why Hadoop is here to stay.
In addition to panels and presentations, Structure:Data attendees will have access to more than 16 workshops, plus two mapping sessions led by GigaOM Research analysts on cloud databases and data marketplaces. Attendees will also receive a complimentary GigaOM Research Sector RoadMap™ report on next-generation databases.
A limited number of tickets for Structure:Data are still available. Follow @GigaOM on Twitter (#dataconf) to stay up to date on speakers, sessions and special events.
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