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

Presentation from LinkedIn; Co-Sponsored with
Informatica and MicroStrategy

San Carlos, Calif. – 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 http://www.asterdata.com/bigdatasummit.

Current agenda:

  • Welcome Reception
  • Making Sense of Hadoop: Its Fit With Data Warehouses - Colin White, President and Founder of BI Research
  • 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 http://www.asterdata.com, or call 650-232-4400 .

Aster Data, Aster nCluster and the Aster logo are registered trademarks of Aster Data. All other brands and trademarks referenced herein are acknowledged to be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Press Contact:
Marlena Fernandez Berkowitz
ZAG Communications for Aster Data Systems

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