The excitement around the Apache Drill project has spread to Europe. Ted Dunning, committer and champion for the Drill project and the chief application architect at MapR, talked about the Apache Drill project at the most recent Hadoop User Group in France. There was a lot of buzz on twitter around the event, including Vincent Heuschling (@vhe74) who tweeted:
Translation: The explanations on Drill @ ted_dunning are exciting, the room drinking his words! #hugfrance
Ted presented Introduction to Apache Drill to the crowded room in Paris. He provided an overview and update on the Apache Drill project, including the design principles, architecture and Hadoop integration. Click here to view Ted’s presentation. His last slide covers how others can get involved in the Drill project.