Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Eric Sammer

Eric Sammer
CTO, Rocana

Website | @esammer

Eric Sammer is the CTO and co-founder of ScalingData. Prior to ScalingData, he was an engineering manager at Cloudera. His background is in the development and operations of distributed, highly concurrent, data ingest and processing systems. He’s been involved in the open source community and has contributed to a large number of projects over the last decade. Eric is the author of Hadoop Operations (O’Reilly).


11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Hadoop in Action
Location: 210 A/E
Eric Sammer (Rocana)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
While we frequently talk about how to build interesting products on top of machine and event data, the reality is that collecting, organizing, providing access to, and managing this data is where most people get stuck. In this session, we’ll describe one such system, in detail, handling terabytes an hour of event-oriented data, providing real time streaming, search, and SQL access to data. Read more.
1:30pm–2:10pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table B
Eric Sammer (Rocana)
Building a system for machine and event-oriented data? Visit with Eric. He’ll answer your questions about event and time series data management with open source technologies, using Hadoop, Kafka, and Spark to build modern data processing infrastructure. He’ll also discuss Hadoop and distributed systems operations in production environments. Read more.