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Benjamin Hindman

Benjamin Hindman
Co-Creator, Apache Mesos


Ben Hindman is one of the creators of Apache Mesos, a platform for building and running resource-efficient distributed systems at scale. Ben started working on Mesos as a PhD student at Berkeley before he brought it to Twitter where it runs on thousands of machines. An academic at heart, his research in programming languages and distributed systems has been published in leading academic conferences.


Hadoop and Beyond
Room 204
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
Florian Leibert (Mesosphere), Paco Nathan (, Benjamin Hindman (Apache Mesos)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
3-Hours: Mesos is a cluster manager that provides efficient resource isolation for distributed frameworks--much like Google's "Borg" for warehouse scale computing. We'll provide hands-on experience in how to build scalable, fault-tolerant data workflows atop Mesos. We'll use Chronos to orchestrate Hadoop jobs and other data prep, then use Marathon to launch a Rails + Redis app to serve results. Read more.