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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Thomas Phelan

Thomas Phelan
BlueData CTO/HPE Fellow, HPE BlueData

Website | @tapbluedata

Thomas Phelan is cofounder and chief architect of BlueData. Previously, a member of the original team at Silicon Graphics that designed and implemented XFS, the first commercially availably 64-bit file system; and an early employee at VMware, a senior staff engineer and a key member of the ESX storage architecture team where he designed and developed the ESX storage I/O load-balancing subsystem and modular pluggable storage architecture as well as led teams working on many key storage initiatives such as the cloud storage gateway and vFlash.


1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Hadoop Internals & Development
Location: 1 E16 / 1 E17 Level: Advanced
Thomas Phelan (HPE BlueData)
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(4.25, 12 ratings)
This session will delve into the multiple different meanings of "virtualized HDFS." It will lead an investigation into the abstraction of the HDFS protocol in order to permit any storage device to deliver data to a Hadoop application in a performance critical environment. It will include a discussion and assessment of the work in this area done by projects such as Tachyon and MemHDFS. Read more.