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Make Data Work
31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK
Ted Malaska

Ted Malaska
Director, Enterprise Architecture, Capital One


Ted Malaska is a director of enterprise architecture at Capital One. Previously, he was the director of engineering in the Global Insight Department at Blizzard; principal solutions architect at Cloudera, helping clients find success with the Hadoop ecosystem; and a lead architect at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He has contributed code to Apache Flume, Apache Avro, Apache Yarn, Apache HDFS, Apache Spark, Apache Sqoop, and many more. Ted is a coauthor of Hadoop Application Architectures, a frequent speaker at many conferences, and a frequent blogger on data architectures.


9:00–12:30 Wednesday, 1/06/2016
Hadoop internals & development
Location: Capital Suite 13 Level: Intermediate
Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera), Mark Grover (Lyft), Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Ted Malaska (Capital One)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 6 ratings)
Jonathan Seidman, Mark Grover, Gwen Shapira, and Ted Malaska walk attendees through an end-to-end case study of building a fraud detection system, providing a concrete example of how to architect and implement real-time systems. Read more.
14:05–14:45 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Ask Me Anything
Location: Expo Hall (AMA tables)
Mark Grover (Lyft), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera), Ted Malaska (Capital One), Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Mark Grover, Jonathan Seidman, Ted Malaska, and Gwen Shapira, the authors of Hadoop Application Architectures, participate in an open Q&A session on considerations and recommendations for the architecture and design of applications using Hadoop. Come with questions about your use case and its big data architecture or just listen in on the conversation. Read more.
14:05–14:45 Friday, 3/06/2016
Spark & beyond
Location: Capital Suite 13 Level: Intermediate
Ted Malaska (Capital One), Kai Voigt (Cloudera)
Average rating: ***..
(3.43, 7 ratings)
Ted Malaska leads an introduction to basic Spark concepts such as DAGs, RDDs, transformations, actions, and executors, designed for Java and Scala developers. You'll learn how your mindset must evolve beyond Java or Scala code that runs in a single JVM as you explore JVM locality, memory utilization, network/CPU usage, optimization of DAGs pipelines, and serialization conservation. Read more.