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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
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Solutions Architect, MapR Technologies


Carol Mcdonald is a solutions architect at MapR focusing on big data, Apache HBase, Apache Drill, Apache Spark, and machine learning in healthcare, finance, and telecom. Previously, Carol worked as a Technology Evangelist for Sun, an architect/developer on: a large health information exchange, a large loan application for a leading bank, pharmaceutical applications for Roche, telecom applications for HP, OSI messaging applications for IBM, and sigint applications for the NSA. Carol holds an MS in computer science from the University of Tennessee and a BS in geology from Vanderbilt University and is an O’Reilly Certified Spark Developer and Sun Certified Java Architect and Java Programmer. Carol is fluent in French and German.


1:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 10/15/2014
Hadoop in Action
Location: 1 E8/1 E9
Sridhar Reddy (MapR Technologies), ed00425e 963b0803 (MapR Technologies)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 10 ratings)
This tutorial will help you get a jump start on HBase development. We’ll start with a quick overview of HBase, the HBase data model, and architecture, and then we’ll dive directly into code to help you understand how to build HBase applications. We will also offer guidelines for good schema design, and will cover a few advanced concepts such as using HBase for transactions. Read more.
4:15pm–4:55pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Office Hour
Location: Table D
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If you want to discuss HBase development, Carol and Sridhar will gladly answer questions about HBase Schema design, the HBase data model and HBase architecture, and advanced Java APIs for performing scans and light-weight transactions. Read more.