1 FEBRUARY 2013
MEDIA ALERT: WANdisco announces Hadoop Expert Co-Presenters at ApacheCon
WANdisco is a provider of non-stop software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data and distributed software development.
ApacheCon is the official conference, trainings, and expo series of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), and is the public showcase for Apache innovations. The 2013 conference theme is “Open Source Community Leadership Drives Enterprise-Grade Innovation,” focusing on professionally directed, relevant presentations that demonstrate real-world solutions to specific challenges.
ApacheCon, February 26-28, Hilton Portland and Executive Towers, Portland, Oregon
KEY HIGHLIGHTS, Session 1:
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 5:15 p.m.–6 p.m.
Hadoop and HBase on the Cloud: A Case Study on Performance and Isolation Cloud infrastructure is a flexible tool to orchestrate multiple Hadoop and HBase clusters, which provides strict isolation of data and compute resources for multiple customers. Most importantly, our benchmarks show that virtualized environment allows for higher average utilization of per-node resources. For more session information, visit http://na.apachecon.com/schedule/presentation/131/.
CO-PRESENTERS, Dr. Konstantin V. Shvachko, Chief Architect, Big Data, WANdisco and Jagane Sundar, CTO/VP Engineering, Big Data, WANdisco A veteran Hadoop developer and respected author, Konstantin Shvachko is a technical expert specializing in efficient data structures and algorithms for large-scale distributed storage systems. Konstantin joined WANdisco through the AltoStor acquisition and before that he was founder and Chief Scientist at AltoScale, a Hadoop and HBase-as-a-Platform company acquired by VertiCloud. Konstantin played a lead architectural role at eBay, building two generations of the organization’s Hadoop platform. At Yahoo!, he worked on the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Konstantin has dozens of publications and presentations to his credit and is currently a member of the Apache Hadoop PMC. Konstantin has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and M.S. in Mathematics from Moscow State University, Russia.
Jagane Sundar has extensive big data, cloud, virtualization, and networking experience and joined WANdisco through its AltoStor acquisition. Before AltoStor, Jagane was founder and CEO of AltoScale, a Hadoop and HBase-as-a-Platform company acquired by VertiCloud. His experience with Hadoop began as Director of Hadoop Performance and Operability at Yahoo! Jagane has such accomplishments to his credit as the creation of Livebackup, development of a user mode TCP Stack for Precision I/O, development of the NFS and PPP clients and parts of the TCP stack for JavaOS for Sun MicroSystems, and more. Jagane received his B.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Anna University.
WANdisco is the world leader in Active Data Replication™. Its patented WANdisco Fusion technology enables the replication of continuously changing data to the cloud and on-premises data centers with guaranteed consistency, no downtime and no business disruption. It also allows distributed development teams to collaborate as if they are all working in one location. WANdisco has an OEM with IBM as well as partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle to resell its patented technology. WANdisco also works directly with Fortune 1000 companies around the world to ensure their data can give them the real insight they need.
For additional information, please visit www.wandisco.com.
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