Los Angeles

April 24th, 2014 9:00am PT/12:00pm ET

Rethink Data - and what your business can do.

Join us at Cloudera Sessions – Los Angeles and learn how many of today’s major companies are relying on an enterprise data hub to transform their business and gain a competitive advantage.

Today’s leading companies need to be information-driven to succeed. To be information-driven means being able to leverage an unprecedented volume and variety of data, storing it cost-effectively, and delivering insights in a number of ways to a wide range of audiences, each with diverse requirements. Are you information-driven?

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9:00 AM  Registration and continental breakfast
9:30 AM  Keynote: The Future of Data Management - the enterprise data hub
Alan Saldich, Vice President, Marketing
10:30 AM  Break
11:00 AM  Customer presentations
Rony Sawdayi - VP, Engineering, Shopzilla
Dean Banks - SVP, Technology, Shopzilla
Anand Rao - Director of Data & Analytics Services,
Sony Network Entertainment
12:00 PM  Lunch
provided by Cloudera
1:00 PM  Breakout Sessions (Choose two of the three available)

Getting Started with Hadoop
Maxime Dumas – Systems Engineering, Cloudera
If you’re interested in Hadoop and its capabilities, but you are not sure where to begin, this clinic is for you. Learn the basics of Hadoop, see how to spin up a development cluster in the cloud or on-premise, and start exploring ETL processing with SQL and other familiar tools.

Hadoop Data and Access Security
Ben White – Systems Engineering, Cloudera
The fundamentals and best practices of securing your Hadoop cluster are top of mind today. In this session, we will examine and explain the components, tools, and frameworks used in Hadoop for authentication, authorization, audit, and encryption of data and processes. See how the latest innovations can let you securely connect more data to more users within your organization.

Data Warehouse Optimization
Kamal Maheshwari – Systems Engineering, Cloudera
Kunal Jain - Big Data Solutions Architect, Informatica
Data warehouses have been a critical part of the data management infrastructure for decades. Yet today, data warehouses and their surrounding infrastructure strain to keep up as organizations grapple with more types and greater volumes of data. Hear how you can shift appropriate data and workloads to Hadoop to reduce costs, increase performance, and analyze larger and more diverse data sets.

3:00 PM  Happy Hour

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Westin Bonaventure
404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Cloudera will not reimburse for parking fees for the day of the event.









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Go back to work a hero.

Learn how the enterprise data hub will allow you to absorb the data tidal wave and gain unprecedented levels of insight faster, and for far less money, than you ever thought possible -- all while continuing to run your current data management infrastructure for business-critical applications.

For Line of Business Owners:

Learn how the enterprise data hub delivers business value – Gain advantage from ALL your data while using existing infrastructure and practices, meeting all compliance requirements, and reducing costs.

For IT Executives, Managers, and Staff:

Design a blueprint for Enterprise Data Management – Pursue a practical, proven approach to implementation of Hadoop for a full range of workloads…while achieving gains in operational efficiency (e.g., to improve Data Warehouse ROI and more reliably meet SLAs).