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Tom White

Tom White
Software Engineer, Cloudera

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Tom White has been an Apache Hadoop committer since February 2007, and is a member of the Apache Software Foundation. He is the author of “Hadoop: The Definitive Guide” for O’Reilly. Previously he worked as an independent consultant specializing in Hadoop, and before that was co-founder and Lead Developer at Kizoom, a UK mobile application startup. Tom has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and a Master’s degree in History and Philosophy of Science from the Universities of Leeds, UK, and Florence, Italy.

Sessions

Location: B118-119
Tom White (Cloudera)
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Apache Whirr is a way to run distributed systems - such as Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, and ZooKeeper - in the cloud. Whirr provides a simple API for starting and stopping clusters for evaluation, test, or production purposes. This talk explains Whirr's architecture and shows how to use it. Read more.