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From Milind Bhandarkar <mbhandar...@linkedin.com>
Subject Re: Apache Hadoop Hackathons: 5/11 and 5/18 in SF and Palo Alto
Date Sat, 07 May 2011 00:55:33 GMT
(Channeling Allen Wittenauer...:-)

*Grabbing Popcorn...*

- milind

-- 
Milind Bhandarkar
mbhandarkar@linkedin.com







On 5/6/11 5:46 PM, "Eric Baldeschwieler" <eric14@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:

>Hi Jeff,
>
>Could you put me in contact with the folks from yahoo you are talking to?
>
>Thanks,
>
>E14
>
>On May 6, 2011, at 12:03 PM, Jeff Hammerbacher wrote:
>
>> Hey,
>> 
>> The discussion this week about the 0.20.203.0 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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