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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Paul Curtis

Paul Curtis
Principal Solutions Engineer, MapR Technologies

Website | @pfc_mapr

Paul Curtis is a principal solutions engineer at MapR, where he provides pre- and postsales technical support to MapR’s worldwide systems engineering team. Previously, Paul served as senior operations engineer for Unami, a startup founded to deliver on the promise of interactive TV for consumers, networks, and advertisers; systems manager for Spiral Universe, a company providing school administration software as a service; senior support engineer positions at Sun Microsystems; enterprise account technical management positions for both Netscape and FileNet; and roles in application development at Applix, IBM Service Bureau, and Ticketron. Paul got started in the ancient personal computing days; he began his first full-time programming job on the day the IBM PC was introduced.


16:3517:15 Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Paul Curtis (MapR Technologies)
The flexibility advantage conferred by containers depends on their ephemeral nature, so it’s useful to keep containers stateless. However, many applications require state—access to a scalable persistence layer that supports real mutable files, tables, and streams. Paul Curtis demonstrates how to make containerized applications reliable, available, and performant, even with stateful applications. Read more.