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From Alan Gates <>
Subject Fwd: DesignLounge @ HadoopSummit
Date Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:15:34 GMT

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Eric Baldeschwieler <>
> Date: June 23, 2013 9:32:12 PM PDT
> To: "" <>, ""
<>, "" <>
> Subject: DesignLounge @ HadoopSummit
> Reply-To:
> Hi Folks,
> I've integrated the feedback I've gotten on the design lounge.  A couple of clarifications:
> 1) The space will be open both days of the formal summit.  Apache Committers / contributors
are invited to stop by any time and use the space to meet / network any time during the show.
> 2) Below I've listed the times that various project members have suggested they will
be present to talk with others contributors about their project.  If we get a big showing
for any of these slots we'll encourage folks to do the unconference thing: Select a set of
topics they want to talk about and break up into groups to do so.
> 3) This is an experiment.  Our goal is to make the summit as useful as possible to the
folks who build the Apache projects in the Apache Hadoop stack.  Please let me know how it
works for you and ideas for making this even more effective.
> Committed times so far, with topic champion (Note - I've adjusted suggested times to
fit with the program a bit more smoothly):
> Wednesday
> 11-1 - Hive - Ashutosh - The stinger initiative and other Hive activities
> 2 - 4 - Security breakout - Kevin Minder - HSSO, Knox, Rhino
> 3 - 4 - Frameworks to run services like HBase on Yarn - Weave, Hoya … - Devaraj Das
> 4 - 5 - Accumulo - Billie Rinaldi
> Thursday
> 11-1 - Finishing Yarn - Arun Murthy - Near term improvements needed
> 2 - 4 - HDFS - Suresh & Sanjay
> 4 - 5 - Getting involved in Apache - Billie Rinaldi
> See you all soon!
> E14
> PS Please forward to other Apache -dev lists and CC me.  Thanks!
> On Jun 11, 2013, at 10:42 AM, Eric Baldeschwieler <> wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> We thought we'd try something new at Hadoop Summit this year to build upon two pieces
of feedback I've heard a lot this year:
>> 	• Apache project developers would like to take advantage of the Hadoop summit
to meet with their peers to on work on specific technical details of their projects
>> 	• That they want to do this during the summit, not before it starts or at night.
I've been told BoFs and other such traditional formats have not historically worked for them,
because they end up being about educating users about their projects, not actually working
with their peers on how to make their projects better.
>> So we are creating a space in the summit - marked in the event guide as DesignLounge
- concurrent with the presentation tracks where Apache Project contributors can meet with
their peers to plan the future of their project or work through various technical issues near
and dear to their hearts.
>> We're going to provide white boards and message boards and let folks take it from
there in an unconference style.  We think there will be room for about 4 groups to meet at
once.  Interested? Let me know what you think.  Send me any ideas for how we can make this
work best for you.
>> The room will be 231A and B at the Hadoop Summit and will run from 10:30am to 5:00pm
on Day 1 (26th June), and we can also run from 10:30am to 5:00pm on Day 2 (27th June) if we
have a lot of topics that folk want to cover.
>> Some of the early topics some folks told me they hope can be covered:
>> 	• Hadoop Core security proposals.  There are a couple of detailed proposals circulating.
 Let's get together and hash out the differences.
>> 	• Accumulo 1.6 features
>> 	• The Hive vectorization project.  Discussion of the design and how to phase it
in incrementally with minimum complexity.
>> 	• Finishing Yarn - what things need to get done NOW to make Yarn more effective
>> If you are a project lead for one of the Apache projects, look at the schedule below
and suggest a few slots when you think it would be best for your project to meet.  I'll try
to work out a schedule where no more than 2 projects are using the lounge at once.  
>> Day 1, 26th June: 10:30am - 12:30pm, 1:45pm - 3:30pm, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
>> Day 2, 27th June: 10:30am - 12:30pm, 1:45pm - 3:30pm, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
>> It will be up to you, the hadoop contributors, from there.
>> Look forward to seeing you all at the summit,
>> E14
>> PS Please forward to the other -dev lists.  This event is for folks on the -dev lists.

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