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WEBINAR: Hadoop in the Cloud - HPC Implications

  • 19 Nov 2014
  • 3:00 PM
  • Web


Title:
Hadoop in the Cloud - HPC Implications

Presenter: Bob Clay, CTO for onXmaps

Abstract:
This presentation will review Hadoop components and at a high-level present HDFS, Mappers, and Reducers, and then introduce Amazon AWS services and walk through the process to provision, deploy, operate, and most importantly scale Hadoop clusters in AWS.  The intended take away from this presentation includes the advantages and challenges of Hadoop cloud deployment, an understanding of what Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) really is, how data may be imported and exported from AWS, and cost considerations for deploying Hadoop in AWS.

Presenter Bio:
I am a Passionate Technologist, a Senior Manager, and a Serial Entrepreneur with a unique mix of technical and business skills. I was a Senior Systems/Network Engineer working for Boeing on NASA and DOD contracts that went to the dark side to drive Product Development, Product Marketing and eventually Business Development in Silicon Valley at Cisco Systems.  The first 10 years of my career I worked on and led systems and network development projects. The past 15 years I have driven product teams (marketing and engineering), built business plans, product lines, and started companies. For the past 6 years I have been deploying and operating systems in public and private clouds and my company was an Amazon Partner in 2012 and 2013.

Currently I am the Chief Technology Officer for onXmaps where I lead a team focused on developing new technologies and new navigation products utilizing ESRI ArcGIS servers, Amazon AWS Cloud tech, iOS and Android Mobile tech, and a plethora of web technologies developing and deploying Web based solutions.  My team is currently researching Big Data opportunities utilizing our GIS data sources and our cloud deployment capabilities.  I am also an Associate Certified Beekeeper, a musician, a hunter, and an avid outdoors enthusiast.


 

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