Qubole to Speak at Hadoop User Group and to Exhibit at Strata Conference

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Qubole™, a provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, is proud to announce sponsorship and exhibition at the Strata Conference and Hadoop World, taking place in New York City from October 28 – 30, 2013.

In addition, Shrikanth Shankar, VP of Engineering, will be speaking at the Hadoop User Group (HUG) meeting on October 28, 2013. He will present “How to Build a Big Data App in 30 Minutes”, which has been one of the most popular topics in the original webinar series from Qubole titled “Big Data Secrets from the Pros”.

“We are very excited to be in New York City, demonstrating our platform and showing the world how easy Big Data can be,” said Shankar. “Educating the Hadoop User Group members is one more way that Qubole has committed to the democratization of data.”

Qubole will be providing hands-on demonstrations of the Cloud-based Qubole Data Service (QDS) platform at Booth #67 in the Rotunda at the New York Hilton. The team will be giving away big prizes at the booth as well as distributing its Hive functions ‘cheat sheets’ to all attendees of the Strata Conference.

For more information on Qubole’s session, please sign up for the live session.

About Qubole

Qubole provides a managed Big Data service that makes it simple to prepare, integrate and explore Big Data in the cloud. Founded by the creators of Apache Hive and former managers of Facebook’s data infrastructure team, Qubole is trusted by the largest brands in social media, online advertising, gaming and other data-intensive companies such as Pinterest, Quora, MediaMath and TubeMogul.

Qubole’s flagship solution, Qubole Data Service (QDS), runs on a fast, auto-scaling Hadoop cluster with built-in data connectors and a graphical user-interface for Hive, Pig, Oozie and Sqoop, QDS makes it easy to inspect data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs.


Walter Paley