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Make Data Work
December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore

Apache Hadoop operations AMA

Jonathan Hsieh (Cloudera, Inc), Philip Langdale (Cloudera), Kathleen Ting (Cloudera), Kostas Sakellis (Cloudera)
11:50am–12:30pm Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Location: AMA Wednesday (O'Reilly Booth)

Collectively we have sixteen years of Hadoop ops experience. Come to our AMA and discuss debugging and tuning between the different layers (app, hadoop, jvm, kernel, networking) as well as tools and subsystems to keep your Hadoop clusters always up, running, and secure.

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Jonathan Hsieh

Cloudera, Inc

Jonathan Hsieh is a software engineer at Cloudera. He is an Apache HBase committer, and Apache Flume founder.

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Philip Langdale


Philip Langdale is the engineering lead for cloud at Cloudera. He joined the company as one of the first engineers building Cloudera Manager and served as an engineering lead for that project until moving to working on cloud products. Previously, Philip worked at VMware, developing various desktop virtualization technologies. Philip holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Kathleen Ting


Kathleen Ting is a technical account manager at Cloudera where she helps strategic customers deploy and use the Apache Hadoop ecosystem in production. She’s a frequent conference speaker, has contributed to several projects in the open source community, and is a committer and PMC member on Apache Sqoop. Kathleen is also a co-author of O’Reilly’s Apache Sqoop Cookbook.

Kostas Sakellis


Kostas Sakellis is the lead and engineering manager of the Apache Spark team at Cloudera. Kostas holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Waterloo, Canada.