Shevek -

Shevek -
CTO, Karmasphere


Shevek is a widely-recognized mathematician and computer programmer with specific expertise in the Java programming language. His considerable experience ranges from theoretical computing to team management. Through the course of his career he has worked on cutting-edge academic research in systems, compilers, programming languages and computer security. Shevek has worked with organizations such as the U.K. Department of Trade and Industry, Raytheon Systems, and Weir, Strachan and Henshaw in the defense and nuclear industries. He received a Doctorate in Computing from University of Bath, Bath, England. Shevek also holds a Masters in Mathematics, with Honors, from University of Bath.
Shevek is CTO and co-founder of Karmasphere.


Location: Mission City B5
Abe Taha (Karmasphere), Shevek - (Karmasphere), Ken Krugler (Scale Unlimited), Chris Wensel (Concurrent, Inc)
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This tutorial will explain MapReduce and how to develop big data applications in Java and high level languages such as Pig and Hive SQL. Using examples it will cover how to prototype, debug, monitor, test and optimize big data applications for Hadoop. Attendees will get hands-on instruction and will leave with a solid understanding of how to analyze data on Hadoop clusters and practical examples. Read more.


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