Keynote: Lessons from the Trenches: How Apache Hadoop is Being Used & The Challenges Its Users Face – John Mertic
Apache Hadoop has earned the support of a large & diverse community, with significant interest from businesses, governments, academia & technology vendors – each varying in their goals & objectives for benefiting from the technology. While the distributed data platform’s ecosystem continues to grow, there remains some debate about its ease of adoption & how a wide-range of users can gain business value from it. This session from John Mertic, Director of Program Management for ODPi, will cover how solution providers, app vendors & end users are deploying Apache Hadoop, the daily challenges they face in their environments, how they’d like to use the technology moving forward & much more. Citing insights from ODPi members Capgemini, Linaro & GE, Mertic will break down what he’s learned to demystify the most common Apache Hadoop complexities & barriers to further enterprise adoption.