Aaron Kimball

Aaron Kimball
Software Engineer, Cloudera, Inc.

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Aaron Kimball has been working with Hadoop since early 2007. Aaron has worked with the NSF and several other universities nationally and internationally to advance education in the field of large-scale data-intensive computing. He helped create and deliver academic course materials first used at the University of Washington, which were later adopted by many other academic institutions, as well as Hadoop training materials used by several industry partners. Aaron has also worked as an independent consultant focusing on Hadoop and Amazon EC2-based systems. Aaron holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University, and an M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington.

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Christophe Bisciglia (Cloudera, Inc), Aaron Kimball (Cloudera, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around MapReduce, and the Apache Hadoop project. Even more recently, we have seen proprietary SQL database systems add support for MapReduce. This is great for data, but lacks advantages of open source. In this tutorial, we will provide both background knowledge and the practical experience necessary to combine these models to get more out of your data. Read more.

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