Press Release

07 Jun 2013

WANdisco Hadoop expert presenting at Big Data Cloud today

Dr. Boudnik, WANdisco Director of Big Data Distribution, will be presenting at Big Data Cloud Today

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a provider of high-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed software development, announced that Dr. Boudnik, Director of Big Data Distribution, will be presenting at Big Data Cloud Today!, which is being held from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California (1401 N Shoreline Blvd).

Dr. Boudnik’s session, scheduled for 12:00 PM, is entitled “Hadoop v2.0.5 – Why it’s important.” Today, six out of seven commercial vendors are announcing, using and selling Hadoop 2.x-based versions of storage and data analytics solutions, system software, and services. With a variety of offerings, platform unification is more important than ever. What’s happening around Hadoop stabilization and releases in the community? The latest news, trends and analysis will be covered in the talk.

Dr. Boudnik is one of the early developers of Hadoop and founder of Apache BigTop, the open source project that focuses on building community around the packaging and interoperability testing of Hadoop-related projects. With extensive experience in software development, including Hadoop, analytics, Git, distributed systems and more, Dr. Boudnik has been an Apache Hadoop committer since 2009. He has spoken at numerous industry events, holds 14 software patents and earned his PhD and MS in Computer Science from Saint-Petersburg University, Russia.

About Big Data Cloud Today!

“Big Data Cloud Today!” is a focused, high intensity conference on both the technical aspects of Big Data and the Business Applications. Suitable for executives, analysts and technologists, the subject matter ranges from technical training sessions, to in-depth panel discussions on the future of Applications.

About WANdisco

WANdisco is the world leader in Active Data Replication. Its patented WANdisco Fusion technology enables the replication of continuously changing data to the cloud and on-premises data centers with guaranteed consistency, no downtime and no business disruption. It also allows distributed development teams to collaborate as if they are all working in one location. WANdisco has an OEM with IBM as well as partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle to resell its patented technology. WANdisco also works directly with Fortune 1000 companies around the world to ensure their data can give them the real insight they need.

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