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Hardening Hadoop for the Enterprise: Managing Diverse Workloads, Securing and Governing your Big Data Platform

Paul Kent (SAS)
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How does IT balance the tension between “one glorious cluster that serves them all” and “one cluster, one purpose – dedicated for the particular task and not to be interfered with by anything”. If they are to contain cluster sprawl, folks need help allocating a mixed workload across a shared cluster (beyond the job tracker assigning map and reduce slots), and they want to be sure the cluster is as secure as can be. Kerberos, C-groups and YARN to the rescue! This talk describes the current practices and speculates how things get better under YARN.

This session is sponsored by SAS

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Paul Kent


Paul Kent is Vice President of Big Data initiatives at SAS. He spends his time between Customers, Partners and the Research & Development teams discussing, evangelizing and developing software at the confluence of big data and high performance computing. A datacenter rack full of current-generation 64bit x86 processors represents a very large aggregate memory space, thousands of threads and plentiful IO that can be harnessed to solve problems at a much larger scale than we have traditionally been accustomed to.


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