Apache: Big Data Europe 2016
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Wednesday, November 16 • 09:55 - 10:10
Keynote: Lessons from the Trenches: How Apache Hadoop is Being Used & The Challenges Its Users Face - John Mertic, Director, ODPi and Open Mainframe Project, Linux Foundation

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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.

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John Mertic

Executive Director, Open Mainframe Project
John Mertic is the Director of Program Management for The Linux Foundation. Under his leadership, he has helped ASWF, ODPi, Open Mainframe Project, and R Consortium accelerate open source innovation and transform industries. John has an open source career spanning two decades, both... Read More →

Wednesday November 16, 2016 09:55 - 10:10 CET
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