Hadoop Session – London 01/05/2013 1

The Open Source Specialist Group (OSSG) will be holding an event on Apache Hadoop from 1800 hours at the BCS Central London Offices, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA ( http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/london-office-guide.pdf).

Software Practice Advancement Specialist Group

This event is a joint meeting with the BCS SPA SG (Software Practice Advancement Specialist Group, http://bcs-spa.org).

This bookable event is free and open to all with buffet and refreshments.

Students are particularly welcome to attend.

Closing date for booking is 1st May at 09:00 am.

Apache Hadoop


Shashin Shah (LinkedIn profile) and Christy Kulasingam (LinkedIn profile) of Onepoint IQ


18:00 – Registration & buffet
18:30 – Presentation
20:00 – Networking Session


Discover and appreciate the rising importance and prominence of the Open Source Apache Hadoop ecosystem in the Big Data space. Come and learn about the history of Hadoop, what business challenges it solves, why it has such widespread adoption not seen before in the Open Source world, and how innovative solutions from leading vendors such as MapR are built on top of Apache Hadoop. Session will comprise of presentations and demonstrations of the Hadoop ecosystem.

About the Speakers

Shashin and Christy have over 50 years combined experience helping major clients with their Business & IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Open Source covering multiple industry verticals on major business and technology transformation projects.

Shashin and Christy are co-founders off Onepoint IQ, a niche consulting company focused on helping clients realize the value from data (big and small).

Update (06 May)

Shashin and Christy have kindly shared the slides from their presentation:

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