Video: Max Heimel on sequence tagging w/ Apache Mahout

2010-10-26 19:58
Some time ago Max Heimel from TU Berlin gave presentation of the new HMM support in the Mahout 0.4 release at the Apache Hadoop Get Together in Berlin:

Mahout Max Heimel from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.



Thanks to JTeam for sponsoring video taping, thanks to newthinking for providing the location and thanks to Martin Schmidt from newthinking for producing the video.

Video: Sebastian Schelter on Recommendation w/ Apache Mahout

2010-10-21 13:55
A few weeks ago we had the autumn edition of the Apache Hadoop Get Together in newthinking store in Berlin. I am glad to announce the first video online:

Mahout Sebastian Schelter from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.



Thanks to JTeam for sponsoring video taping, thanks to newthinking for providing the location and thanks to Martin Schmidt from newthinking for producing the video.

Stay tuned for the second video to be published next week.

Bob Schulze on Tips and patterns with HBase

2010-03-24 03:41
At the last Hadoop Get Together in Berlin Bob Schulze from eCircle in Munich gave a presentation on “Tips and patterns with HBase”. The talk has been video recorded. The result is now available online:

HBase Bob Schulze from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.



Feel free to share and distribute the video. Thanks to Bob for an awesome talk on eCircle’s usage of HBase - and on providing some background information on how HBase was applied to solve your problems.

Another thanks to Nokia for sponsoring the video taping - and to newthinking for providing the location for free.

Looking forward to Berlin Buzzwords in June. Early registration is open already. Several great talk proposals have been submitted already. If you are a Hadoop Get Together visitor (or even speaker) and would like to have a community ticket, please contact me.

Dragan Milosevic on Product Search and Reporting with Hadoop

2010-03-19 20:30
At the last Hadoop Get Together in Berlin Dragan Milosevic from zanox in Berlin gave a presentation on "Product Search and Reporting powered by Hadoop". The talk has been video recorded. The result is now available online:

Hadoop Dragan Milosevic from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.



Feel free to share and distribute the video. Thanks to Dragan for a fantastic talk on Zanox' usage of Hadoop - and on providing some background information on why and how you introduced Hadoop into your systems.

Another thanks to Nokia for sponsoring the video taping - and to newthinking for providing the location for free.

One more video to go. It will be available early next week.

Chris Male on spatial search with Lucene

2010-03-16 20:42
Last week the March 2010 Hadoop Get Together took place in Berlin. Last speaker was Chris Male on spatial search with Lucene and Solr. The video is now available online:

Lucene Chris Male from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.



Feel free to share and distribute the video to anyone who might be interested. Thank you Chris, for traveling over from Amsterdam for an awesome talk on spatial search.

If you want to learn more on what people over at Lucene and Solr are currently working one, head over to Berlin Buzzwords - a conference on scalable search, storage and data analysis. If you yourself have interesting projects - feel free to submit a talk.

Thanks to Nokia for sponsoring the video taping - and again as always thanks to newthinking for providing the location for free.

FOSDEM - video recordings online

2010-02-14 20:32
As published in the FOSDEM blog the video recordings are available online - at least for the main track and the lightning talks. Happy video watching!

Third "December Hadoop Get Together" video online

2010-01-05 19:29
In the following video taken at the last Hadoop Get Together in Berlin Jörg Möllenkamp explains why Hadoop is interesting for Sun - and why Sun Hardware might be a good fit for Hadoop applications:

Hadoop Jörg Möllenkamp from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.



In a blog post published after the event, Jörg gives more details on his idea of Parasitic Hadoop he introduced at the meetup.

Second December Hadoop Get Together video

2010-01-03 14:57
Richard Hutton from nugg.ad explained how they scaled their ad recommendation system to an increasing number of users with the help of Hadoop. To learn more on their use case and details on which problems they solved with Hadoop, watch the video below:

Hadoop Richard Hutton from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.

First December Apache Hadoop Berlin video online

2009-12-31 20:27
The video of Nikolaus' Pohle's talk at the December Apache Hadoop Get Together Berlin is online already - more to come soon.

hadoop nikolaus pohle from Isabel Drost on Vimeo.



Thanks to Martin from newthinking for video taping and uploading. Thanks to StudiVZ for sponsoring the video.

Videos are up

2009-10-22 07:31
As of yesterday the videos of the last Apache Hadoop Get Together Berlin are available online.

Thanks to the speakers for providing insight in their projects and thanks to Cloudera for sponsoring the videos.

The next meetup will be announced soon - three talks have already been proposed. In addition, StudiVZ offered to sponsor video taping of the next Get Together. Looking forward to seeing you in Berlin in December.