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DAMA Sydney September Meeting - Hadoop and the future of Data Warehousing
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
Sydney, New South Wales
Networking from 5pm (canapes provided, drinks purchased from the bar). Presentation 6pm to 7pm. Networking from 7pm.
Hadoop and the future of data warehousing
The Hadoop filesystem for unstructured data, and the various tools that operate with it, is emerging as a disruptive technology for traditional data warehousing. Hadoop enables analysts to capture and query large, unstructured data sets, from application logs to web clicks to twitter feeds. How are organisations taking advantage of this technology, how are they integrating it into their analytical application ecosystem, and what does the future hold for traditional approaches to data warehousing when Hadoop seems to provide so many shortcuts to business value?
Mark Burnard has consulted in Information Management Strategy over many years, providing advice to clients including banks, airlines, universities and utilities. He has covered most aspects of the traditional data warehouse lifecycle, from requirements definition to high level solution design, technology selection, data modelling and implementation. Mark currently works for EMC Greenplum, and keeps up to date with developments in vendor and open source offerings in data management, including Hadoop.
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DAMA (Data Management Association) is a not-for-profit, vendor independent association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices for data resource management and enterprise information. The primary purpose of DAMA is to promote the understanding, development, and practice of managing data to support business strategies. DAMA has chapters and members throughout the world.
DAMA has been in operation for over 20 years in Australia and there are active DAMA chapters in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. DAMA Sydney offers a regular speaker programme as well as regular meetings, seminars and workshops. It provides a forum for information management practitioners to network and exchange information and experiences.