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From stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Informal Meetup - San Fran area 6,7,8 September?
Date Sun, 06 Sep 2009 03:54:11 GMT
I'm game.  Late afternoon is better.  Let me see if can get other SFers to
show up.  Bring your dataset.
St.Ack

On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 5:51 PM, tim robertson <timrobertson100@gmail.com>wrote:

> Is anyone available for an informal meetup?  Markus and I are in SF
> leaving Wednesday morning.  We have stuff to do but can be pretty
> flexible with times etc.
>
> Tuesday late afternoon / early evening perhaps?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Tim
>
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 10:04 PM, stack<stack@duboce.net> wrote:
> > I'm game only you are arriving at bad time Tim.  Thats labor day w/e.
> > Fellas won't be around (generally).  They'll be out in the desert covered
> in
> > dust dancing around giant dolls.  So, 8th is probably the day you'll
> catch
> > most of the SF crew.  Just FYI.  Can help you w/ places to go np.
> > St.Ack
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 9:46 AM, tim robertson <
> timrobertson100@gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> I'm going to be in the San Fran area the 6,7,8 September and would
> >> love the chance to meet with some of the HBase users, developers if
> >> anyone is interested?
> >>
> >> I work with a Global Biodiversity Information network (GBIF) that has
> >> several thousand databases publishing data using well defined XML
> >> standards.  We crawl and build an index of this information that
> >> currently resides in Mysql, and has 180million records in each of the
> >> 2 largest tables; and we are outgrowing mysql.  We already use Hadoop
> >> to do various processes, but are about to try HBase as the backend
> >> store after doing various tests recently.  We are not a huge cluster
> >> (16 nodes) but I think we are a nice case study, and because we are
> >> able to document openly and freely it could be something to reference
> >> from the HBase wikis.  We are building search indexes, running
> >> statistical reports, annotating records (geocoding, quality control)
> >> creating maps (e.g. tile layers) etc so the output is technically
> >> quite interesting and the data is used for all kinds of scientific
> >> analysis.  All our code is open source.
> >>
> >> We are a small team (3-4 developers) so would very much like the
> >> opportunity to pick the brains of others.  We are keen to help improve
> >> HBase as well; probably more in the testing capacity than committing
> >> due to our workloads, but will do whatever we can.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> Tim
> >>
> >
>

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