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June 17, 2010 14:11 ET

Cloudera Announces Hadoop World 2010

Cloudera Hosts Second Annual Industry Focused Conference Showcasing Business and Technical Uses of the Apache Hadoop Platform in New York City

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2010) -  Cloudera, a leading provider of Hadoop-based data management software and services, today announced the second annual Hadoop World conference, which will take place Tuesday, October 12 at the Hilton New York in New York City.

"Last year, the first Hadoop World far exceeded our expectations. This jam-packed event featured presentations focused on business and technical use cases and how enterprises are leveraging this powerful open source technology to better run their organization," said John Kreisa, VP Marketing at Cloudera. "Since last year's event, Hadoop has made its way into new markets and many more companies. We are thrilled to provide a forum for the community to tell these great stories."

The one-day event includes more than 40 sessions across business and technical tracks spanning infrastructure, applications and use cases, in addition to keynotes from industry luminaries. Sessions are ideal for developers, administrators, and business users of all skill levels.

Registration for the event is open now. You can take advantage of early bird pricing by registering at http://www.cloudera.com/company/press-center/hadoop-world-nyc/.

Additionally the call for speakers is now open. Submit a session proposal here: http://www.cloudera.com/company/press-center/hadoop-world-speaker-registration/.

Cloudera will also provide hands-on training and certification for administrators and developers in New York City the week of Hadoop World.

Cloudera provides products, professional services, technical support and training that complement the popular Apache Hadoop open-source software package, enabling enterprises to lower their data-processing costs and get more value from the information they collect and generate. Hadoop is widely used in finance, government, telecom, media and entertainment, technology, research institutions and other markets.

About Cloudera
Cloudera (www.cloudera.com), the commercial Hadoop company, delivers the scalable platform for a new generation of data-intensive applications. Founded by leading experts on big data from Facebook, Google, Oracle and Yahoo!, Cloudera helps traditional enterprises tap into the power of Hadoop. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Cloudera has financial backing from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and angel investors who include Diane Greene (former CEO of VMware), Marten Mickos (former CEO of MySQL), and Jeff Weiner (CEO of LinkedIn).

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