Open Source and Big Data Analytics Experts to Speak on Data Processing with Arrow and Parquet and Security in Hadoop at Strata+Hadoop World 2017

March 8, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(Marketwired - Mar 8, 2017) - Dremio, a stealth data analytics company, announced today that its CTO and Co-Founder, Jacques Nadeau; Principal Architect, Julien Le Dem and Principal Software Engineer, Yuliya Feldman will be speakers at Strata+Hadoop World 2017 held at San Jose Convention Center, March 13-17. Strata + Hadoop World is a 4-day immersion in the most challenging problems, intriguing use cases, and enticing opportunities in data today. Leading experts in technology and business will take the stage to share their expertise and ideas, covering everything essential in data today.

In pursuit of speed and efficiency, big data processing is continuing its logical evolution toward columnar execution. A number of key big data technologies have or will soon have in-memory columnar capabilities. This includes Kudu, Ibis, Drill, and many others. In a joint session, Jacques Nadeau, vice president of Apache Arrow, and Julien Le Dem, vice president of Apache Parquet, will discuss the future of columnar data processing and the hardware trends it can take advantage of.

Additionally, Yuliya Feldman will discuss security’s role in the world of big data and the options and frameworks like SASL (simple authentication and security layer) and JAAS (Java authentication and authorization service) that plug into different security alternatives and support multiple security types at the same time.

Details on Dremio featured conference sessions:

When: Wednesday, March 15 at 4:20 PM Where: LL21 B What: Yuliya Feldman, principal software engineer at Dremio, will present “Pluggable security in Hadoop,” and discuss security option including Frameworks like SASL (simple authentication and security layer) and JAAS (Java authentication and authorization service).

When: Thursday, March 16 at 1:50 PM Where: LL20 B What: Jacques Nadeau, CTO and co-founder at Dremio, and Julien Le Dem, principal architect, will lead the session, “The future of column-oriented data processing with Arrow and Parquet.” They will discuss why Apache Parquet and Arrow matter and what their roles in the evolution of the big data ecosystem are as well explore the hardware trends that will benefit Parquet and Arrow in the future.

Julien Le Dem will also be hosting an Office Hour to discuss columnar data processing and hardware trends, on Thursday, March 16 at 3:30 pm at Table A.

Join the Strata+Hadoop World conversation on Twitter @dremiohq and #StrataHadoop.

About Dremio Dremio reimagines analytics for modern data. Created by veterans of open source and big data technologies, Dremio is a fundamentally new approach that dramatically simplifies and accelerates time to insight. Dremio empowers business users to curate precisely the data they need, from any data source, then accelerate analytical processing for BI tools, machine learning, data science, and SQL clients. Dremio starts to deliver value in minutes, and learns from your data and queries, making your data engineers, analysts, and data scientists more productive.​ For more information, visit

Founded in 2015, Dremio is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners and Redpoint. Connect with Dremio on GitHub, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Media Contacts: Kim Pegnato Winkowski Public Relations (781) 620-0016 [email protected]

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