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PostgreSQL Conference West 2011 Announced

May 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on PostgreSQL Conference West 2011 Announced 

Webmaster ToolboxBedford, Ma – It is that time of year when we begin the steady march toward PostgreSQL Conference West. This year, The PostgreSQL Conference will be presenting #PgWest at the San Jose Convention Center from September 27th – 30th. The 27th will be a training day with half and full day trainings available for separate registration, and the 28th-30th will be 45-90 minute sessions.

The PostgreSQL Conference is The Conference for PostgreSQL Developers, End Users, Decision Makers and Business makers alike. We bring together an eclectic community that thrives on a diverse ecosystem to provide solutions at all ends of the spectrum. At the conference you will enjoy Case Studies as well as presentations on Administration, Emerging technologies, Business Intelligence, complimentary solutions (MongoDB, Hadoop), Interfaces, Web development and good old fashioned PostgreSQL Database Internals. The PostgreSQL Conference Series is the only conference where you are able to appreciate every facet of the World’s Most Advanced Open Source Database. Read more

Yahoo! Launches Cloud Computing with the Availability of Yahoo! Distribution of Hadoop

June 11, 2009 by · Comments Off on Yahoo! Launches Cloud Computing with the Availability of Yahoo! Distribution of Hadoop 

WebHost ToolsSUNNYVALE, Calif. – Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO), a leading global Internet company, today announced the availability of the Yahoo! Distribution of Hadoop at the Second Annual Hadoop Summit. The Yahoo! Distribution of Hadoop is based on code available from the Apache Hadoop project, an open source project of the Apache Software Foundation. Hadoop is a distributed file system and parallel execution environment that enables its users to process massive amounts of data. In response to frequent requests from the Hadoop community, Yahoo! is opening up its investment in Hadoop quality engineering to benefit the larger ecosystem and to increase the pace of innovation around open and collaborative research and development. The Yahoo! Distribution of Hadoop has been tested and deployed at Yahoo! on the largest Hadoop clusters in the world.

“We know from our own experience serving half a billion users worldwide requires large-scale distributed systems, and a growing number of other companies and organizations are in need of similar capabilities,” said Shelton Shugar, senior vice president of cloud computing at Yahoo!. “Yahoo! was a pioneer in developing the Hadoop technology and now Hadoop provides Yahoo! key software infrastructure running on tens of thousands of machines to process data critical to Yahoo!’s core business. By making the Yahoo! Distribution of Hadoop generally available, we are contributing back to the Apache Hadoop community so that the ecosystem can benefit from Yahoo!’s quality and scale investments.” Read more

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