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Strata + Hadoop World 2014

Meet us at Hortonworks booth #117 and learn about Apache Hadoop. Here is the most current line-up of presentations our partners and Hadoop experts will be delivering at our mini-theater during Strata. You can also check the complete list of Hortonworks sessions on Strata’s website.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

10:30 – 12:30am
Alan Geary, Big Data and Analytics, Business Development, CSC
Come hear about how companies are kick-starting their big data projects without having to find good people, hire them, and get IT to prioritize it to get your project off the ground.  Remove risk from your project, ensure scalability , and pay for just the nodes you use in a monthly utility pricing model.  Worried about Data Governance, Security, want it in the cloud, can’t have it in the cloud….eliminate the hurdles with a fully managed service backed by CSC.  Get your modern data architecture up and running in as little as 30 days with the Big Data Platform As A Service offering from CSC.  Computer Science Corporation is a Certified Technology Partner of Hortonworks and is a Global System Integrator with over 80,000 employees globally.
11:00 – 11:15am
Hortonworks Announcements: HDP 2.2
Jason Kirkland, Senior Director Alliances at Hortonworks
Learn how Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2 delivers more enterprise-ready Hadoop.
11:15 – 12:30 am
Kiran Kamreddy, Hadoop Product Marketing Manager, Teradata
This session presents the Unified Data Architecture (UDA), Teradata’s strategy to deliver modern data architectures, and explains how the Hortonworks and Teradata partnership is delivering deep integration between the Hortonworks Data Platform and the Teradata Enterprise Data Warehouse. This talk also introduces Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop – a comprehensive, flexible Hadoop based solution & Teradata QueryGridTM – A Teradata innovation for Hadoop to make it easier to integrate different data platforms and enable end users and business analysts to do more with Hadoop data. The session will cover real customer scenarios and details how UDA was applied to derive deep business insights through customer behavior analysis.
12:15 – 12:30 pm
Vamsi Chemitiganti, Chief Architect, Red Hat and James Grant, Channels Sales Account Manager, Financial Services
12:45 – 1:30 pm
HP and Hadoop: Creating a Smarter Data Lake – Featuring Hortonworks
Joe Yen, Senior Business Development Manager, HP Vertica & Benjamin Greene, Director Pre-Sales, HP Autonomy
Are both HP and Hadoop part of your infrastructure? Join us for a demonstration to learn why and how you can use HP and Hadoop together to solve your organization’s big data challenges. You’ll discover how HP customers have adopted a “best-tool-for-the-job” approach, using both HP and Hadoop to their best advantage—whether it is Hadoop for raw storage and HP Vertica for blazing-fast analytics or HP IDOL and Hadoop for secure search and analysis of unstructured data, and more. This presentation will also drill into some of the latest innovations from HP to build a harmonious architecture.
1:30 – 2:00pm
Steve Belcher, Senior Pre-Sales Engineer, Revolution Analytics
Join Revolution Analytics and Hortonworks in this interactive webinar to discuss how customers are using Hadoop and R in the real world. We’ll show an end-to-end customer churn analytics demonstration (leveraging Revolution Analytics, Hortonworks and Tableau) serving three user personas: a website visitor, a data scientist and a business analyst.
2:00 – 2:30 pm
Avanade: Data drives the Digital Era
Steve Palmer, SVP – Avanade Data & Analytics Services Executive
David Torres, Sr. Director – Avanade Data & Analytics Market and Capability Lead
Data is driving the digital era, Avanade’s Digital Customer, Digital Workplace and Digital Innovation strategy leverages the data and analytics product from Microsoft and Hortonworks to help customers realize results.  Customers that utilize all of the data at their disposal can realize greater returns than those that let their data asset slip away due the high cost of traditional data management techniques. Avanade is poised to help enterprise customers capture their data dividends.
2:30 – 3:00 pm
Actian and Tableau demonstration
Josh Poduska, Analytics, Center of Excellence, Actian
Actian, Hortonworks and Tableau have teamed up to demonstrate the power of modern Hadoop technology. During this demo, you will see how to offer your customers the right product at the right time using advanced analytics in Hadoop and a Next Best Action visualization dashboard.
3:00 – 3:15 pm
Tom Benton, System Engineer, Hortonworks
3:15 – 3:45 pm
Unifying Big Data with SAP and Hortonworks
John Schitka, Solution Marketing, SAP
Surveys are showing that the majority of enterprises are leveraging more than one platform in their Big Data environments. To be effective this hybrid data system approach must be simple, efficient and offer real time insights. The SAP HANA platform offers in memory real time capabilities to analyze data from various data sources and the integration capabilities to compute and process the structured and unstructured data residing in Hortonworks Hadoop/HDFS distribution. Working with partners such as Hortonworks provides Hadoop Integration and Co-Innovation around Big Data. Learn how these two powerful and complementary technologies are providing enterprises with future-proof Big Data architectures.
5:45 – 6:15 pm
John Haddad, Senior Director Big Data Product Marketing at Informatica,
Learn more about the Informatica Big Data Edition as we demonstrate how easy it is to ingest, parse, integrate, and cleanse data on Hadoop. To get started you can download a free Big Data Edition Trial Sandbox for Hortonworks at
6:15 – 6:45 pm
HDP on Windows, Azure HDInsights and APS
6:45 – 7:15pm
Kimberly Palko, Principal Product Manager, Red Hat
As the Enterprise’s big data program matures and Apache Hadoop becomes more deeply embedded in critical operations, the ability to support and operate it efficiently and reliably becomes increasingly important. To aid enterprise in operating modern data architecture at scale, Red Hat and Hortonworks have collaborated to integrate Hortonworks Data Platform with Red Hat’s proven platform technologies. Join us in this interactive series, as we’ll demonstrate how Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization can integrate with Hadoop through Hive and provide users easy access to data.

Friday, October 17th, 2014

10:30 – 10:45 am
YARN, the Data Operating System of Hadoop 2 (repeat from Thursday)
Ronald McCollam, System Engineer, Hortonworks
10:45 – 11:15 am
Mark Lochbihler, Partner Solutions Engineer, Hortonworks
Come learn about the exciting integration work that has been done with YARN, Red Hat OpenShift and Kurbernetes Docker container orchestration. During this presentation we will cover the basics of this exciting YARN integration effort and then launch into a demo. You won’t want to miss seeing web application docker container, Storm, and Hive SQL queries all running in the same HDP cluster!
12:15 – 12:45 pm
Rachel Hawley, Solutions Architect, SAS
Using the right big data approach and architecture can be just as important as choosing the right predictive algorithm. This presentation will highlight the variety of ways that SAS is leveraging it’s 40 years of Advanced Analytics leadership for Big Data Hadoop environments, to tackle today’s most difficult business issues.
1:00 – 1:30 pm
Karthik Kulkarni, Big Data Solutions Architect, Cisco
Hadoop has become a strategic data platform embraced by mainstream enterprises as it offers the fastest path for businesses to unlock value in big data while maximizing existing investments. Hadoop as a Service (or HaaS) is gaining traction in many Service Providers and IT Organizations within Enterprise to offer Hadoop as a Service to a larger audience within its organization or to customers in a more easy to manage and automated fashion. This session focuses on Openstack to manage VM lifecycle on Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture version 2 (CPAv2) and deploying Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 on top of the VMs spawned through Openstack and some performance results seen compared to bare metal.
2:00 – 2:15 pm
Hortonworks Announcements: HDP 2.2
Jason Kirkland, Senior Director Alliances at Hortonworks
Learn how Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2 delivers more enterprise-ready Hadoop.

Questions? Contact Cécile Poyet at

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Javits Convention Center - New York City