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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, so access to a scalable persistence layer that supports real mutable files, tables and streams. This talk shows how to make containerized applications reliable, available and performant, even with stateful applications. Read more.