SOURCE: Aster Data

Aster Data

September 22, 2009 08:08 ET

Aster Data to Discuss MapReduce, Hadoop and Fit With Database Solutions at Big Data Summit

Presentations From LinkedIn and comScore; Co-Sponsored With Informatica and MicroStrategy

SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwire - September 22, 2009) - Aster Data, a proven leader dedicated to providing the best data analytics and management platform for 'Big Data' applications, is hosting a New York-based event to discuss how MPP data warehouses work with MapReduce and Hadoop for deeper data analysis and better business insight. Similar to ScaleCamp, where 100s of people attended, the Big Data Summit will showcase some of the most innovative techniques from leading organizations on how they are harnessing the power of Big Data. Aster Data, Informatica, and MicroStrategy are co-sponsoring the free event on October 1st, from 6-10 pm at the Roosevelt Hotel, NYC; registration is available at

Current agenda:

-- Welcome Reception

-- Making Sense of Hadoop: Its Fit With Data Warehouses - Colin White, President and Founder of BI Research

-- A Plan for Large Scale Data Analytics: How to Utilize Aster nCluster and Hadoop in a Symbiotic Relationship to Support Processing in Excess of 100 Billion Rows Per Month - Michael Brown, EVP, Software Engineering, comScore, Inc. and Will Duckworth, Director, Software Engineering, comScore, Inc.

-- MapReduce Inside a Database System - When and How: Case Studies from ShareThis, Specific Media, and Others - Tasso Argyros, CTO and Co-Founder, Aster Data

-- Large-Scale Analytics at LinkedIn - Jonathan Goldman, former Principal Scientist at LinkedIn

-- Networking Mixer

About Aster Data:

Aster Data is a proven leader dedicated to providing the best data analytics and management platform for 'Big Data' applications -- the first DBMS to tightly integrate SQL with MapReduce -- providing deep insights on data analyzed on clusters of low-cost commodity hardware. The Aster nCluster database cost-effectively powers frontline analytic applications for companies such as Coremetrics, MySpace, aCerno (an Akamai company), and ShareThis. Running on low-cost off-the-shelf hardware, and providing 'hands-free' administration, Aster enables enterprises to meet their data warehousing needs within their budget. Aster is headquartered in San Carlos, California and is backed by Sequoia Capital, JAFCO Ventures, IVP, Cambrian Ventures, and First-Round Capital, as well as industry visionaries including David Cheriton and Ron Conway. For more information please visit, or call 650-232-4400.

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