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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Nicolas Liochon

Nicolas Liochon
CTO, Scaled Risk

Nicolas has stayed focused on the software architecture business at various positions including Head of Architecture at Thomson Reuters for the Risk Management product line. He has been deeply part of the Big Data arena for more than two years, working especially with Hortonworks on HBase MTTR. He combines traditional software and enterprise architecture skills with a deep knowledge of Big Data architecture. Nicolas is PMC member for the HBase project. He is also cofounder of Scaled Risk, a company that provides a Big Data solution on top of Hadoop and HBase.


11:00am–11:40am Friday, 10/17/2014
Hadoop Platform
Location: Hall A 23/24
nick dimiduk (Hortonworks, Inc), Nicolas Liochon (Scaled Risk)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
This talk examines sources of latency in HBase, detailing steps along the read and write paths. We'll examine the entire request lifecycle, from client to server and back again. We'll also look at the different factors that impact latency, including GC, cache misses, and system failures. Finally, the talk will highlight some of the work done in 0.96+ to improve the reliability of HBase. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 10/17/2014
Office Hour
Location: Table C
nick dimiduk (Hortonworks, Inc), Nicolas Liochon (Scaled Risk)
Nick and Nicolas want to talk about your experiences in Hadoop/Hbase and other systems. Ask them about configuration settings relevant to latency, remaining challenges to lower the post .99 latency, and gotchas in running latency experiments. Read more.