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From Promise to a Platform: Next Steps in Bringing Workload Diversity to Hadoop

Henry Robinson (Cloudera)
Hadoop Platform Grand Ballroom East
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The increasing diversity of frameworks and workloads that run atop a Hadoop cluster gives more flexibility and power to users, but make it very difficult for an administrator to ensure that SLAs are met while allowing exploratory, ad-hoc usage to continue to use all spare capacity. We present our vision and implementation for generalised resource management on Hadoop, suitable for all uses.

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Henry Robinson


Henry Robinson is a software engineer at Cloudera, where he has worked for several years on a variety of distributed systems. Most recently he helped build the first versions of Cloudera Impala, a low-latency SQL query engine for data stored inside HDFS.


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