Amr Awadallah

Amr Awadallah
CTO, Cloudera

Website | @awadallah

Dr. Amr Awadallah

Amr is Co-Founder and CTO of Cloudera. Prior to Cloudera Amr was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners. Before that he served as Vice President of Engineering at Yahoo!, and led a team that used Apache Hadoop extensively for data analysis and business intelligence across the Yahoo! online services. Amr joined Yahoo! after they acquired his first startup, VivaSmart, in mid-2000. Amr holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, and a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

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Hadoop & Beyond, Gramercy West (NY Hilton)
Kenneth Duda (Arista Networks), Amr Awadallah (Cloudera)
Explore the network capabilities and architecture necessary to build multi-petabyte clusters. Compare and contrast different networking architectures for Big Data. Use real-world case studies from many of the largest HDFS deployments. Explain how topology aware file systems interact with the network substrate. Discuss differences in architecture based on workload profile and data set size Read more.
Office Hour, Rhinelander North (Table C)
Kenneth Duda (Arista Networks), Amr Awadallah (Cloudera)
Kenneth Duda, CTO, Co-Founder, Sr. VP, Arista Networks and Amr Awadallah, CTO, Cloudera Read more.

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