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Stefan Groschupf: What is really the Buzz?

Besides being CTO at datameer Stefan Groschupf is a Hadoop industry veteran and visionary. He has recently served as the Cloud Computing Architect at EMI Music and has been a Hadoop consultant at Apple, HP, Nokia and CarrierIQ. Stefan is a long-time open source expert in Nutch, Hadoop, and Katta.

Open Talks session by Steve Loughran

You may have noticed the Open Talks session by Steve Loughran: The intention is to give attendees of the conference the possibility to present their favourite topic in a short presentation at Berlin Buzzwords:

  • Want to show an awesome application you built with Apache Hadoop?
  • Do you have a new NoSQL database you would like to show-case?
  • Did you build a fantastic Apache Lucene search application that you would like to share with us?

The open talks session is the perfect time to give an overview of your favourite application and show case new usage patterns.

Michael Busch: Real Time search with Apache Lucene

Michael Busch works as Search Engineer at Twitter, where he currently focusses on realtime indexing and search. Prior to Twitter he worked for 5 years at IBM on Enterprise Search and eDiscovery solutions. Michael is Apache Lucene Committer and PMC member for several years. Here he worked on features like Payloads, reopen-able IndexReaders, multi-level posting skip lists and various other features and improvements. In his second life Michael is the Software Engineering Manager for the non-profit organization Literacy Bridge. (

Barcamp on Sunday before Buzzwords

On Sunday, 6th June at 5:30pm until 9pm, newthinking store is hosting a Barcamp on NoSQL topics.

Group tickets and special offer for students

Berlin Buzzwords is interesting especially for developers working on highly scalable systems. As such it is not unusual for whole teams to be interested in participating and hearing more on current developments. We have a special offer for developer groups: If you find four friends or colleagues who would like to attend the conference, your group is eligible for a 25% discount on all tickets. Find out more information on our registration webpage.

Combine Berlin Buzzwords with Apache Hadoop Trainings

Planning to attend Berlin Buzzwords? Interested in learning more on Apache Hadoop? Cloudera is organising Apache Hadoop trainings in town shortly after Berlin Buzzwords.

Schedule published

After the call for papers ended we counted all submissions ending up with an impressive number of 60 high quality presentations submitted by awesome speakers in total. As we have planned for two days with two tracks each day, during the last two weeks Jan Lehnardt, Simon Willnauer and myself had a very hard time squeezing as much time as possible out of the available days.

Steven Noels: Learning lessons - building a CMS on top of NoSQL technologies

Steven Noels is co-founder of Outerthought, a geek-technical content application vendor specializing in large-scale content management and publishing solutions. Outerthought is the creator of the successful open source CMS Daisy, and is currently building a next-generation successor for it, called Lily. Lily is based on Apache HBase and SOLR and builds further

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