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From Claudio Martella <claudio.marte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop Summit 2013 in San Jose
Date Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:46:21 GMT
Best of luck eli!


On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 9:30 PM, Eli Reisman <apache.mailbox@gmail.com>wrote:

> Ok, so I finally got in touch with the right people. As suspected, all my
> "congradulations" and info emails had been going down a hole to @
> hortonworks.com and no one had noticed despite my emails to them :(
>
> anyway its set, I booked a flight, just have to find a room somewhere in
> the vicinity and get my slides together. Really excited about the new stuff
> to discuss (YARN, compute-vertex split, Jython support etc.)
>
> Thanks again for your help, sorry to dump this on you at the last moment or
> cause a scare, I was really looking forward to this, and am glad to get the
> chance to actually do it!
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Eli Reisman <apache.mailbox@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi Avery, thanks for the response,
> >
> > Yeah it sucks because I was really looking forward to it, and had assumed
> > as of a month or two ago that my talk was not accepted as I just didn't
> > hear back from anyone I was poking at. I had no idea they would schedule
> me
> > without ever getting a confirmation etc. ?!?
> >
> > I have a number of calls out today again but no responses yet, so as I
> try
> > to contact them I definitely wanted to talk to all the Giraphers here and
> > see if anyone was available to sub. I would not like to miss out on the
> > chance to do this, but I really don't want us to lose the publicity for
> no
> > reason if I can't.
> >
> > So...if anyone is available, please let me know. I will continue trying
> to
> > get a hold of folks down in San Jose to get this clarified but I'd like
> to
> > have a standby ready just in case so we don't lose the spot.
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 8:39 AM, Avery Ching <aching@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >>  Hi Eli,
> >>
> >> Congrats at getting your talk accepted at the Hadoop Summit.  I've seen
> >> it listed in the talks and I'm sure it is something that folks would be
> >> interested in seeing.
> >>
> >> http://hadoopsummit.org/san-jose/schedule/
> >>
> >> You should definitely reach out to your mentor at Hortonworks regarding
> >> this.
> >>
> >> Since you did the heavy lifting and the submission it would be best if
> >> you can give your talk.  Last year when I gave a talk, there was
> standing
> >> room only (folks were really interested in Giraph).  It would be a great
> >> experience for you and also great for exposure for your new company.  I
> >> would advise that you try really hard to make it.  If you absolutely
> >> cannot, I hope that someone local might be able to make it on your
> behalf.
> >>
> >> Avery
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 6/24/13 8:24 AM, Eli Reisman wrote:
> >>
> >> Hey,
> >>
> >>  Any of you going to be at Hadoop Summit in San Jose this week?
> >>
> >>  I applied to talk about Giraph and its future (especially around YARN
> >> but kind of open to all sorts of new stuff there) while I was at
> >> Hortwonworks last spring. I did not hear back again since, upon
> accepting a
> >> job at Etsy, I did not have access to my Hortonworks email any more. I
> >> bugged my contacts there about getting me back in the loop for this but
> did
> >> not hear back from any one. After the submission deadline had passed and
> >> still no word back from anyone regarding this, I assumed my talk had not
> >> been accepted.
> >>
> >>  Now, I see I'm on the schedule to speak this thursday! I am still
> >> trying to contact folks at HW to confirm that this is correct (they
> never
> >> once blinked at me never responding to any emails after the initial
> >> submission?!?) and trying to work out the logistics of getting down
> there
> >> at this late date etc.
> >>
> >>  So...if any of you are already set to be there and/or would be
> >> interested in subbing this Thursday around 3:30 pm in San Jose for 40
> min,
> >> please ping me back here and include *ereisman@etsy.com* in the reply
> >> too so I get it quickly today. I may not be able to pull this off, and
> >> would love to see a Giraph committer represented there to talk about the
> >> future of Giraph if I can't!
> >>
> >>  Thanks,
> >>
> >>  Eli
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
>



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   Claudio Martella
   claudio.martella@gmail.com

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