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From Eric Baldeschwieler <eri...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Apache Hadoop Hackathons: 5/11 and 5/18 in SF and Palo Alto
Date Sat, 07 May 2011 00:46:42 GMT
Hi Jeff,

Could you put me in contact with the folks from yahoo you are talking to?



On May 6, 2011, at 12:03 PM, Jeff Hammerbacher wrote:

> Hey,
> The discussion this week about the release has done a great job
> of highlighting some issues in our development process; it's also done a
> great job of lifting our mailing list activity metrics. After reading
> through the various threads, it's clear that everyone agrees on two things:
> 1) We'd like to get the work done in the 0.20.x branches into trunk
> 2) We'd like to start releasing off of trunk again
> To that end, a few folks from Yahoo!, Cloudera, StumbleUpon, and Facebook
> would like to put together a series of Hackathons to 1) burn down the 13
> (only 13!) remaining blockers for the 0.22 release and 2) forward-port the
> work done in the 0.20.x branches into trunk.
> Cloudera will be hosting Hackathons from 10 am to 6 pm in both our Palo Alto
> and San Francisco offices next Wednesday, 5/11, and the following Wednesday,
> 5/18, to ensure both of these tasks get completed in short order. PMC
> members Todd Lipcon and Tom White will lead the SF group and PMC members Eli
> Collins and Patrick Hunt will lead the Palo Alto group.
> Whether you're a long-time contributor or don't have a patch to your name,
> now is a great time to get involved in Apache Hadoop development. Forward
> porting patches is a lot easier than writing them from scratch, and you'll
> have mentors present to help guide you through the patch testing and
> submission process.
> To sign up for the 5/11 Hackathon in either SF or PA, head over to
> http://hadoophackathon.eventbrite.com.
> As a reminder, the SF HUG will be held on 5/11 at 6 pm in the Cloudera SF
> offices: http://www.meetup.com/hadoopsf/events/17354462/. If you can't make
> it on 5/11, we'll send out a link next week for the 5/18 event.
> Looking forward to getting the release train moving again!
> Regards,
> Jeff
> p.s. if you'd like to participate remotely, email me directly and I'll see
> about how we can teleconference you into the event.

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