Seminars

DATE: Tuesday, October 6, 2009
TIME: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
PLACE: CIC 2101

SPEAKER:
Eric Baldeschwieler
VP Software Engineering, Hadoop Yahoo!

TITLE:
Hadoop at Yahoo - learnings and challenges

ABSTRACT:

Yahoo is the primary developer of Hadoop and the runs the largest Hadoop clusters in the world. I will cover the scale of Hadoop usage at Yahoo and discuss recent challenges we have faced. I will end with a list of open research opportunities in Hadoop.

BIO:

Eric Baldeschwieler has been a member of Yahoo!s web-search/cloud teams since 1996 and the founder of the Yahoo! team that has taken Hadoop from a 20 node prototype to a 25,000+ node service that powers key production applications across Yahoo! Previously he has worked on video Games, video special effects systems, and 3D rendering products. He holds a BS in Applied Math (CS) from Carnegie Mellon and an MS in CS from UC Berkeley.

SDI / LCS Seminar Questions?
Karen Lindenfelser, 86716, or visit www.pdl.cmu.edu/SDI/