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Fourth Annual Hadoop Summit Europe to Highlight Business Transformations Powered By Data

DUBLIN, Ireland — March 29, 2016 — Hosts Hortonworks® (NASDAQ:HDP) and Yahoo! today announced the fourth edition of Hadoop Summit Europe, the premier industry event for those seeking best practices about the transformational impact of big data on organisations across any industry. The show will take place on the 13th – 14th April at the Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland, featuring more than 110 speakers across 85 sessions.

Hadoop Summit has evolved along with the rapid pace of industry innovation and the program continues to expand to reach multiple audiences. Attendees from both business and technical backgrounds will learn about the big data drivers that are transforming their worlds. All sessions are by pragmatists and experts in their fields that have been vetted by the community. Attendees will develop an understanding of key technologies powering new modern data applications and the value they generate for organisations. With over 1,000 attendees, Hadoop Summit Europe has become the go-to event providing community vetted practical guidance to novices as well as experienced practitioners of Connected Data Platforms.

Notable keynotes and sessions include:

  • “Social Imperatives of Big Data” – Emer Coleman, Chair of the Open Data Governance Board, Ireland
  • “Organising The Data Lake – Information Governance In A Big Data World” – Michael Ferguson, Intelligent Business Strategies
  • “Hadoop in the Cloud: Real World Lessons from Enterprise Customers” – Rashim Gupta, Microsoft
  • “Powering a Virtual Power Station with Big Data” – Michael Bironneau, Open Energi

Complementing the keynotes is the “Future of Data” panel in which European businesses from a wide variety of industries discuss their journey with Connected Data Platforms, from proof of concept to production.

“This year’s event will demonstrate how next generation architecture is being used to deliver mission critical workloads to transform businesses,” said Rob Bearden, Chief Executive Officer, Hortonworks. “We are grateful to all our customers and partners for making the community a vibrant source of innovation.”

Hadoop Summit Europe 2016 sponsors include:


  • Hortonworks
  • Yahoo!

Diamond Sponsors

  • EMC
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Microsoft
  • BMC Software

Platinum Sponsors

  • Splunk
  • Teradata

Register for Hadoop Summit Europe 2016 here.

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For more information:

Michelle Lazzar

(408) 884-9861