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Where you can find latest news & announcements about each of our events

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After the conference, you’ll find the session slides on the DataWorks Summit Web site and SlideShare, and you can review the session recordings of our larger events on YouTube. In fact, check out the SlideShare from last year’s San Jose event for a preview of what’s in store for you at DataWorks Summit 2018.

What to Expect at DataWorks Summit Berlin – Know Before You Go

Before you know it, DataWorks Summit will be here! If you’re ready to maximize your experience and make the most out of your trip to Berlin, we’ve got you covered. From hands-on labs to interactions with the broader user community, there are many different reasons to attend DataWorks Summit Berlin 2018. This year’s offerings include: […]

Top Sessions to Attend at DataWorks Summit Berlin

DataWorks Summit Berlin is packed with great talks on all the latest open source Big Data innovations (in-motion, streaming, data science) and companies Big Data uses case stories. There are several talks on the latest enhancements to make Hadoop more scalable, improve utilization (docker support), add workloads (GPU support) and expand storage (erasure coding, Ozone). […]

Announcing HBaseCon and PhoenixCon 2018

It gives me great pleasure to announce Call for Papers for the annual HBaseCon and PhoenixCon conferences now open. On June 18th, 2018, the Apache HBase project committee, committers, contributors and users will gather at San Jose McEnery Convention Center to celebrate new advancements and developments in the world of Apache HBase and Apache Phoenix. […]

GDPR Compliance Takes Center Stage at Berlin DataWorks Summit

For the data analytics community, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union looms as one of the biggest compliance challenges yet. After four years of planning and discussion and a two-year transition period, GDPR goes into effect May 25. And if you collect personal data within the EU, it applies to you. […]

The state of open source and big data – three years later

ODPi turns 3 this year, being first announced at the spring Strata+Hadoop World and brought under the auspice of the Linux Foundation later in the year at the fall Strata+Hadoop World. Hadoop then turned 10 the following year, and seemed to be proclaimed dead, then alive, and then seemingly scrubbed from the world. One might […]

DataWorks Summit Berlin Community Mega Meetup

We are happy to announce our upcoming Community Mega Meetup at 6PM on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, at the Estrel Hotel and Convention Center in Berlin, Germany to kickoff DataWorks Summit. We will be hosting a total of 6 meetup groups for the event: Big Data Developers in Berlin, Future of Data Berlin, Hadoop User […]

DataWorks Announces Forrester Analyst, Enza Iannopollo to Keynote in Berlin

I am excited to announce that Enza Iannopollo, Security and Risk Analyst with Forrester Research, will be keynoting at DataWorks Summit in Berlin. With GDPR enforcement about to start, everyone is focused on the negatives: the high cost of compliance, even higher fines for non-compliance, and long-lasting reputational damage. But those that have designed and […]

DataWorks Summit Announces Bernard Marr to Keynote in Berlin

I am excited to announce that Bernard Marr, internationally best-selling author and big data guru, will be keynoting at DataWorks Summit in Berlin. Bernard Marr is an internationally best-selling business author and strategic advisor to companies and governments. He is one of the world’s most highly respected experts when it comes to business performance, digital […]

Roll Up Your Sleeves at DataWorks Summit with Crash Courses

DataWorks Summit 2018 Berlin offers two content-heavy days of sit-and-listen sessions in eight tracks. You’ll hear from experts and from peers who are on the journey with you. But if your job is making the software work or applying these concepts, sometimes you need cut through theory and get hands-on. That’s why DataWorks Summit also […]

Hortonworks Training – An Educational Experience You Don’t Want to Miss

Guest blog written by Laurent Weichberger, Big Data Bear, Hortonworks   The technical training provided by Hortonworks is an educational experience. Whether the topic is Apache Metron facilitated by Mark Kiser, Hortonworks Data Flow with Apache NiFi taught by Will Dailey, Lester Martin providing Big Development with Hive and Spark, or Advanced Data Science with […]

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