Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
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.


2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 09/28/2016
Hadoop use cases
Location: 3D 08 Level: Beginner
Marcel Kornacker (Cloudera), Todd Lipcon (Cloudera)
Average rating: ****.
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Todd Lipcon and Marcel Kornacker explain how to simplify Hadoop-based data-centric applications with the CRUD (create, read, update, and delete) and interactive analytic functionality of Apache Impala (incubating) and Apache Kudu (incubating). Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
Hadoop internals & development
Location: River Pavilion Level: Intermediate
Todd Lipcon (Cloudera)
Apache Kudu was first announced as a public beta release at Strata NYC 2015 and recently reached 1.0. This conference marks its one year anniversary as a public open source project. Todd Lipcon offers a very brief refresher on the goals and feature set of the Kudu storage engine, covering the development that has taken place over the last year. Read more.