Announcing the First Annual Community Event for Apache Accumulo

Sqrrl Data, Inc. and ClearEdge IT Solutions are excited to announce the first annual edition of the Accumulo Summit 2014. The Accumulo Summit 2014 is a one-day conference bringing together hundreds of key industry and government professionals in the Apache Accumulo community on June 12th in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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This conference will bring together some of the world’s leading Big Data and Hadoop practitioners to discuss how Accumulo is powering a new wave of secure Big Data applications.

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014

Sqrrl Data, Inc. (Sqrrl) and ClearEdge IT Solutions (ClearEdge) are excited to announce that they will be jointly hosting the first-ever Accumulo Summit. The event will be held on June 12th of 2014 in Greenbelt, Maryland. The Accumulo Summit 2014 is the first edition of the annual event that will serve as the focal meeting point for the Apache Accumulo™ community. This event will be a one-day conference bringing together hundreds of key industry and government professionals for a day of interactive Accumulo discourse and educational sessions.

“We are very excited about the level of enthusiasm we have received from speakers, sponsors and attendees for the first-ever conference dedicated to the Accumulo community,” says Mark Terenzoni, CEO of Sqrrl. “This conference will bring together some of the world’s leading Big Data and Hadoop practitioners to discuss how Accumulo is powering a new wave of secure Big Data applications.”

Accumulo, originally developed at the National Security Agency, is a high performance NoSQL database with cell-level security controls. After being open sourced in late 2011, Accumulo became a top-level project at the Apache Foundation in the spring of 2012 and is currently being used throughout the Federal Government and by various private sector companies.

Organized by members of the Apache Accumulo community and co-hosted by Sqrrl and ClearEdge, the conference will consist of one general session and two breakout tracks to accommodate attendees of different levels of experience. Prospective attendees, speakers, and sponsors can learn more at http://www.accumulosummit.com.

Prior to the start of the Accumulo Summit, ClearEdge Solutions will offer Apache Accumulo training sessions on June 10th and 11th. Following the conference on June 13th, Booz Allen Hamilton will host an Accumulo Hackathon that will enable individuals to get hands on experience with building applications for Accumulo.

About Sqrrl
Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Sqrrl was founded by computer scientists from the National Security Agency (NSA). As part of the team that created Apache Accumulo, Sqrrl founders have been working with some of the largest, most complex and most sensitive data sets in the world. Today, Sqrrl Enterprise is the world’s most secure, scalable, and flexible NoSQL database for real-time Big Data applications. It is the only NoSQL solution that possesses fine-grained security controls, scales elastically to tens of petabytes of data, and supports a diverse set of analytics, including graph, SQL, statistics, and full-text search. Sqrrl's understanding of security and Big Data technologies enables organizations to securely unlock the potential of Big Data. Learn more at http://www.sqrrl.com.

About ClearEdge
ClearEdge IT Solutions, LLC is a mission-driven technology thought leader grown out of the Intelligence Community that provides software engineering, big data, cloud, data analytics, and data science solutions and services. As a small business, ClearEdge is personally committed to responding to customers' requirements by attracting and retaining only top-tier engineers and field experts. The goal at ClearEdge IT Solutions, LLC is to use its top talents to help clients find clear, effective solutions to their data problems in an efficient and cost effective manner. Learn more at http://www.clearedgeit.com/.


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