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Tuesday, September 29 • 16:00 - 16:50
Help Build the most Advanced SQL Database on Hadoop: HAWQ - Lei Chang, Pivotal

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HAWQ is a massively parallel processing SQL engine sitting on top of HDFS. As a hybrid of MPP database and Hadoop, it inherits the merits from both parties. It is standard SQL compliant, extremely fast and scalable, and unlike other SQL engines on Hadoop, it is fully
transactional. HAWQ is currently being proposed as an Apache incubating project.

In this talk, Dr. Lei Chang will give an overview on HAWQ architecture and the major exciting areas that are soliciting contributions from open source community. And he will also introduce the easiest way contributors can work with HAWQ developers to bring their innovative ideas to the HAWQ kernels.


Lei Chang

Engineering Director for Apache HAWQ, Pivotal
Dr. Lei Chang is the Engineering Director for Apache HAWQ at Pivotal Inc. He is the co-creator and architect of HAWQ. Before he joined Pivotal, he is a senior research scientist in EMC. Main research area include parallel database, data analytics and cloud computing. He has published... Read More →

Tuesday September 29, 2015 16:00 - 16:50 CEST

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