Philip (Flip) Kromer

Philip (Flip) Kromer
Distinguished Engineer, CSC

Website | @mrflip

As the co-founders and CTO of Infochimps, my mission is to build tools to organize, connect and comprehend massive information streams.

At Infochimps, we’ve built a cloud architecture capable of spinning up clusters as large as 60 nodes with the push of a button, using devops to make this possible with minimal distraction. We’re also the authors of Wukong, the most-used frameworks for Ruby streaming in Hadoop.


Hadoop in Practice Great America Ballroom K
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Join Flip Kromer, co-founder and CTO of Infochimps, as he walks you through a series of decision trees, making you rethink your use of Hadoop in the cloud and opening up possibilities for new patterns of work that are uniquely developer-friendly. Patterns of work like tuning your cluster to the job, and why the first priority of any analytics cluster should be downtime. Read more.


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