Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Todd Lipcon

Todd Lipcon
Engineer, Cloudera

Website | @tlipcon

Todd Lipcon is an engineer at Cloudera, where he primarily contributes to open source distributed systems in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. Previously, he focused on Apache HBase, HDFS, and MapReduce, where he designed and implemented redundant metadata storage for the NameNode (QuorumJournalManager), ZooKeeper-based automatic failover, and numerous performance, durability, and stability improvements. In 2012, Todd founded the Apache Kudu project and has spent the last three years leading this team.¬†Todd is a committer and PMC member on Apache HBase, Hadoop, Thrift, and Kudu, as well as a member of the Apache Software Foundation. Prior to Cloudera, Todd worked on web infrastructure at several startups and researched novel machine learning methods for collaborative filtering. Todd holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from Brown University.

Sessions

2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Hadoop Internals & Development
Location: 1 E16 / 1 E17 Level: Intermediate
Todd Lipcon (Cloudera)
Average rating: ***..
(3.44, 18 ratings)
This session will investigate the trade-offs between real-time transactional access and fast analytic performance in Hadoop, from the perspective of storage engine internals. We will discuss recent advances, evaluate benchmark results from current generation Hadoop technologies, and propose potential ways ahead for the Hadoop ecosystem to conquer its newest set of challenges. Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Ask Me Anything
Location: 3D 05/08 Level: Intermediate
Todd Lipcon (Cloudera), JD Cryans (Cloudera), David Alves (Cloudera), Mike Percy (Cloudera), Dan Burkert (Cloudera), Michael Crutcher (Cloudera)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Ask the panel questions about Kudu and the tradeoffs between real-time transactional access and fast analytic performance. Read more.