Apache Hadoop - The Future is Now

Arun Murthy (Hortonworks Inc.)
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Location: Portland 252
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The Apache Hadoop community is gearing up for the release of Apache Hadoop 0.23 – the first major release since 0.20 in 2009.

This release has major enhancements to Hadoop such as HDFS Federation for hyper-scale, High Availability for HDFS and a Next Generation MapReduce framework to support MapReduce and other programming paradigms on the same cluster transforming Apache Hadoop into a generic, distributed compute fabric.

Arun C. Murthy, the VP, Apache Hadoop at the Apache Software Foundation i.e. Chair, Apache Hadoop PMC and Apache Hadoop Release Master for 0.23, will briefly cover the highlights of the release and pay particular attention to the plans and efforts undertaken to test, stabilize and release Hadoop.next. The talk covers some of the timelines for the release, our plans for compatibility and upgrade paths for existing users of Hadoop. Arun is also the Founder and Architect at Hortonworks, a software company that is helping to accelerate the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop and has worked full-time on Apache Hadoop since project inception, for over 6 years now.

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Arun Murthy

Hortonworks Inc.

Arun C. Murthy is the VP, Apache Hadoop at the Apache Software Foundation i.e. Chair, Apache Hadoop PMC.

Arun is also the Founder and Architect at Hortonworks, a software company that is helping to accelerate the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop and has worked full-time on Apache Hadoop since project inception, for over 6 years now. Prior to co-founding Hortonworks, Arun was responsible for all MapReduce code and configuration deployed across the 42,000+ servers at Yahoo!. In essence, he was responsible for running Apache Hadoop’s MapReduce as a service for Yahoo!. He jointly holds the world-record for sorting data using Hadoop Map-Reduce.

Follow Arun on Twitter: @acmurthy.

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