Kumar Palaniappan

Kumar Palaniappan
Enterprise Architect, NetApp

Website | @megamda

Kumar Palaniappan is an Enterprise Architect at NetApp where he leads efforts at adopting Hadoop technologies for strategic applications. Previously Kumar was an architect at Cisco Systems, responsible for large scale, mission critical architectures.


Ron Bodkin (Google), Kumar Palaniappan (NetApp)
NetApp collects 250 TB per year of unstructured data from devices that phone home. They need to be able to do ad hoc analysis and build predictive models for device support and cross-sales. We discuss our experiences building a Big Data system with NetApp using Hadoop and HBase to improve customer service, drive sales and develop better products. Read more.


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