We are happy to announce that Ken Taylor, Software Engineering Manger at the Neustar Innovation Center, will be the speaker for our next U-CHUG meeting on Monday November 11th from 6:00 - 8:00pm. The talk will be "An Introduction to Hadoop and the Hadoop Ecosystem" in room 1404 Siebel Center on the U of I campus (same place as last time).
This meeting is open to anybody interested in Hadoop including students, faculty and local tech professionals. The talk will cover the basics about Hadoop and various tools available for the open-source, distributed computing platform. Ken Taylor is the Software Engineering Manager at the Neustar Innovation Center, located in the University of Illinois Research Park. Mr. Taylor started working with Hadoop in 2009 while helping to develop a revenue pipeline for Yahoo.
6:00 - 6:20 Papa Del's pizza supplied by Yahoo
6:20 - 7:20 "Introduction to Hadoop and the Hadoop Ecosystem "
7:20 - 8:00 Q & A
Note that the parking lot behind Siebel is open to the public after 5pm and street parking is also available.