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December 16, 2013
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Congrats to Hadoop Summit Community Choice Winners

Step one in the development of the Hadoop Summit Europe content tracks is complete!  Thank you to everyone who participated in the Hadoop Summit Community Choice voting process. We counted over 14,000 votes, setting a new record for participation in this program. The turnout far exceeded our expectations and it is terrific that the momentum behind Apache Hadoop continues to go from strength to strength… especially in Europe!

Before we announce the winners…. we heard your tweets, likes and emails loud and clear! We’re EXTENDING the super early bird special until the end of December. Don’t know what to get the Hadoop professional in your life? Want to learn Hadoop and don’t know where to start? Register for Hadoop Summit Europe today!

And here are your winners…

Committers Track

 Coordinating Metadata Replication: Survival Strategy for Distributed Systems

Speaker: Konstantin Shvachko from WANdisco

Data Science and Hadoop Track

Finding Allelic Frequencies Using MapReduce/Hadoop

Speaker: Mahmoud Parsian from NextBio (part of Illumina)

Future of Apache Hadoop Track

Hadoop Event Notification System 

Speakers: Benoit Perroud & Hariprasad Kuppuswamy, software engineers  from VeriSign

Hadoop Deployment and Operations Track

Time Machine for Business Application Data by Capturing, Organizing & Processing of Change Records

Speaker: Sharad Varshney from Hortonworks

Hadoop for Business Applications and Development Track

Smart Meter Data Analytic using Hadoop

Speaker: Omkar Nibandhe & Abhishek Korpe

What’s next?

The winning sessions from the community vote (above) will be combined with a set of content that is being curated by a group of Hadoop experts and veterans in our content selection committee.  Once the schedule has been drafted, we will post on the website in early January.

We hope to see you all at Hadoop Summit Europe 2014.


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