An Introduction to Apache Drill

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The Apache Drill project is gaining tremendous interest in the industry. Apache Drill is a large-scale interactive query system to analyze large datasets with an inexpensive and flexible solution. Drill is another big data system that, like Hadoop, was inspired by a Google white paper.

In this session you will hear an overview of Apache Drill, details on its architecture, and gain an understanding of the vision and product roadmap.

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Tomer Shiran


Tomer Shiran is a Founding Member and Committer on Apache Drill project. He is MapR’s Director of Product Management. Prior to MapR, Tomer held product management and engineering positions at Microsoft, as well as a software engineering position at IBM Research. He is also the author of a 900-page JavaScript programming book and the founder of two websites that have served over 10M users. Tomer holds an MS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in Computer Science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

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Tomer Shiran
03/01/2013 1:17am PST

Thanks. The slides have been posted.

Shantanu Bhattacharyya
02/28/2013 1:24pm PST

I liked the talk. Are the slides available online?


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