RichRelevance Presents Open Source Innovation at Hadoop Summit

Company to present session on Apache HBase design and architecture to handle nearly 1 billion real-time events a day

San Francisco, CA – June 25, 2013 –– RichRelevance®, the leading provider of dynamic personalization for the world’s largest retailers and brands, today announced that the company has been selected to present at Hadoop Summit. RichRelevance Principal Architect, Murtaza Doctor, and Senior Software Engineer, Giang Nguyen, will demonstrate how the company’s unique HBase architecture and design enable RichRelevance to capture and store nearly 1 billion daily events through HBase in real-time, including data ingestion, schema design and access patterns, as well as how to trouble-shoot major problems like sharing & hot spotting. The session, entitled “How we solved Real-time User Segmentation using HBase” takes place on June 27 at 4:25 p.m. PST at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.

“Big Data technologies like HBase and Hadoop are making a dramatic impact on the broader technology community and the way we think about how to design and architect systems,” said Doctor. “As a transformative technology, we have invested time and energy in developing and nurturing the HBase and open source community. We look forward to Hadoop Summit to share our knowledge and best practices with other attendees and continue to help innovate the HBase, Hadoop and broader Big Data ecosystem.”

Hadoop Summit is the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community. The two-day event takes place June 26 and 27th at the San Jose Convention Center. The event will feature many of the Apache Hadoop thought leaders who will showcase successful Hadoop use cases, share development and administration tips and tricks, and educate organizations about how best to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key component of enterprise data architecture.

About RichRelevance

RichRelevance is the global leader in personalization for the world’s largest retailers and brands. More than 160 international companies use RichRelevance to turn data into actionable insight, which delivers the most relevant experience for consumers as they shop across web, store and mobile.  RichRelevance drives more than one billion decisions every day, and has delivered over $8 billion in attributable sales to its clients, which include Walmart, Marks & Spencer and Cdiscount.  RichRelevance is headquartered in San Francisco and serves clients in 40 countries from 9 offices around the globe.  For more information, please visit

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ABOUT RichRelevance
RichRelevance is the global leader in experience personalization, driving digital growth and brand loyalty for more than 200 of the world’s largest B2C and B2B brands and retailers. The company leverages advanced AI technologies to bridge the experience gap between marketing and commerce to help digital marketing leaders stage memorable experiences that speak to individuals – at scale, in real time, and across the customer lifecycle. Headquartered in San Francisco, RichRelevance serves clients in 42 countries from 9 offices around the globe.
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