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Thursday, June 27 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Nerd Out with Hadoop: A Not-So-Basic Introduction to the Platform

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This to-the-point, no-frills workshop gives programmers the steps and takeaways needed to get a Hadoop database set up today. The Orbitz big data team will help development folks get over any intimidation felt towards Hadoop—and show what is possible when you become acquainted with the system. Start creating your own datasets right after the talk!

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Steve Hoffman

Principal Engineer, Orbitz Worldwide
Steve Hoffman is a principal engineer at Orbitz Worldwide with 30 years of software development experience.  | | Prior to Orbitz, Steve held a variety of positions at companies including Cleversafe, Motorola, G2 SwitchWorks, Zefer and Neoglyphics Media Corporation.  | | Steve holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a master's degree in computer science from DePaul... Read More →
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Mike Roark

Principal Engineer, Orbitz Worldwide
Mike Roark is a principal engineer on the business intelligence engineering team at Orbitz Worldwide, with a particular focus on the company's use of Hadoop. | | Mike previously held roles as a solutions architect and tech lead for the retail team that designed and built the Orbitz Worldwide Global Platform web application, and as a senior engineer on the team that implemented a variety of air travel features for the Orbitz.com consumer booking... Read More →

Thursday June 27, 2013 3:15pm - 4:00pm
3 - Technical Stage

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