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Introduction 2nd Netherlands Hadoop User Group

Introduction 2nd Netherlands Hadoop User Group

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  • 1. Data science:How to get value from your data Evert Lammerts April 12, 2012
  • 2. Where you are...Science Park Amsterdam:98 Soccer fields4.5 meter below sea level
  • 3. Where you are...Nikhef:5Th website ever in the worldLarge Hadron Collider researchNobelprize in Physics: Martinus Veldman (NIKHEF) Gerard t Hooft (UU)Linear accelerator till 1998Our hosts!
  • 4. Where you are... SARA & Vancis: 40 years of computing National supercomputer HuygensSARA & Nikhef: +10k coresAMS-IX: Maintaining SURFNet Since 1994, with CERN 1997: 4.5 Tbyte total traffic 1998: first IPv6 tests 1998: 26.3 Tbyte total traffic 2003: 22Gbps speed 2006: 1.5 PB per day traffic 2008: 500Gbps speed 2010: +1Tbps speedTier 1 center for CERNs LHC
  • 5. Where you are...CWI:One of SARAs founding fathersGuido van Rossum (inventor of Python, now Google)Piet Beertema: Connected Netherlands as second country in the world to the internet Registered the first ever TLD, .nl, and administred it for ~10 years
  • 6. … and the message from our sponsor: BiG Grid National Grid Infrastructure +7k cores ~10PB disk storageWho knows how much tape storage? ~20PB?Umbrella for NIKHEF & SARA to act as tier 1 Sponsor of our Hadoop cluster! Sponsor of our Cloud cluster!
  • 7. First off... Who am I?Consultant for SARAs eScience & Cloud Services Lead Hadoop infrastructure @eevrt Who are you? Why are you here and what do you expect? Anybody going to Hadoop Summit?
  • 8. And then... How about tonight?Can I eat that pizza and drink that beer now please? The gates close at 7. Can I ever leave again? Do I really have to put this shirt on? Tweet @ #nlhug Who is talking? Joaquin Vanschoren, on sensor data Edgar Meij, on Information Retrieval
  • 9. Whats more...Why data science?
  • 10. So lets hear them ...tell us what you think @ #nlhug nlhug.org ...and if youre inspired,come play with our new cluster!