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Welcome HDP 3.0

Come learn what’s new and improved in the just-released open source Hadoop 3 distribution HDP 3.0! Containerization, GPU pooling, NameNode federation for huge clusters, major improvements to Atlas, Hive 3.0, LLAP configuration, management through Ambari 2.7, and up to 50% reduction in storage costs for archive data with erasure coding in Hadoop 3.1 are just some of the high-impact updates in this major update to the connected data platform.


6:00 – 6:30pm: Networking and Food

6:30pm: Welcome to Future of Data Meetup

6:35pm: Welcome HDP 3.0 presentation


8:00pm Wrap up

About the Speaker

William Brooks, Solutions Engineer, Hortonworks

Bill Brooks has been modeling, managing and integrating data since 1995, beginning at CID Associates developing application databases, then at Children’s Hospital Boston as manager of the Decision Support Systems Group. He managed data integration before becoming Enterprise Data Architect for MFS Investment Management, then served as Global Chief Data Architect for Mercer, where developed a firmwide data architecture practice and drove the creation of a shared big data and advanced analytics program. Bill’s background includes traditional relational database design, data warehouse design and implementation, ETL, messaging and ESBs, and Hadoop and Spark-based analytics. Bill is now a Solution Engineer at Hortonworks, specializing in Data Governance and architecture for Hadoop and Spark solutions and serves on the board of Information Quality International (IQI/IAIDQ).

WeWork Location

* Security Requirements: Register at EventBright link above. Bring a photo ID to the meetup.
* The nearest “T” Stop is Arlington Station.
* Location info:–boston–MA

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
WeWork St. James 31 Saint James Avenue · Boston