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HBase Coprocessors – Uses, Abuses, Solutions


Sponsors for today’s event: Bloomberg and General Assembly.

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Food, drinks, mingling

7:00 PM – 7:15 PM: Artem Ervits: Announcements, call for presenters, future events

7:15 PM – 8:30 PM: Esther Kundin & Amit Anand: HBase Coprocessors – Uses, Abuses, Solutions

Bloomberg has been working to push the edge of high-performance low-latency HBase. In this talk, our experts will discuss the performance boosts from using coprocessors, as well as the challenges posed for memory usage, garbage collection, logging, and deployment in a production setting and how these were addressed.

What You’ll Take Away: Learn best practices that Bloomberg have found with developing and deploying HBase coprocessors.

About the Speakers
Esther Kundin
Senior Software Developer,

Esther Kundin is a senior software developer at Bloomberg on the Machine Learning Text Analysis team, where she is the lead architect and engineer of the data archival project for the Engineering News department. She focuses on HDFS ingestion pipelines and PySpark integration for news data and analytics. Previously, Esther has worked on the Hadoop Infrastructure team as well as the Portfolio Analytics team in Bloomberg. She holds a BA in Computer Science and Mathematics from New York University and a Masters in Computer Science from Columbia University. In her spare time, she likes to volunteer with FIRST Robotics and Girls Who Code.

Amit Anand
Senior Software Developer,

Amit Anand is a senior software developer at Bloomberg on the Hadoop Servics/Infrastructure team, where he is involved in designing and developing tools, that are used by users, around hadoop platform. Amit is involved on the Hadoop Infrastucture team as well, where he is responsible for deployment and management of hadoop clusters. He focuses on HDFS, Yarn, HBase and Spark. He holds a Bachelors in Commerce and a Masters in Computer Science.

About Our Partners
General Assembly

At this monthly event series, we host thought-leaders from the NYC data community to discuss the possibilities it brings to life. Our featured speakers will cover how today’s wealth of information drives business and product decisions across industries, and share insights for the future.

Thursday, May 10, 2018
General NY 902 Broadway, 4th Floor · New York, NY