Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK
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.


11:15–11:55 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Hadoop internals & development
Location: Capital Suite 15/16 Level: Intermediate
Tags: real-time
Todd Lipcon (Cloudera)
Average rating: ****.
(4.42, 12 ratings)
Todd Lipcon investigates the trade-offs between real-time transactional access and fast analytic performance from the perspective of storage engine internals and offers an overview of Kudu, the new addition to the open source Hadoop ecosystem that fills the gap described above, complementing HDFS and HBase to provide a new option to achieve fast scans and fast random access from a single API. Read more.
12:05–12:45 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Office Hours
Location: O'Reilly Booth (Table B)
Todd Lipcon (Cloudera)
Todd will answer questions about Apache Kudu, how to best design a schema and partitioning in Kudu for your use case, and how to become a Kudu contributor. Read more.