**Pizza and drinks will be provided. Social and Food is at 6:30pm
This talk with present Flume-NG, a tool for ingesting streaming data into Hadoop. It will cover the Flume-NG architecture, configuration, and common use cases. It will also cover customization options for Flume-NG. Finally, we are happy to answer general Hadoop questions as well.
Patrick Wendell is a Systems Engineer at Cloudera and also PhD Student at U.C. Berkeley. He currently contributes to the Hadoop YARN and Flume-NG projects and his research focuses low latency distributed scheduling algorithms.
Ryan Geno is a System Engineer at Cloudera and also working on his MS in Predictive Analytics at DePaul University. He comes from 12 years of experience in the Data Warehousing field.
6:30pm food + social -- 7:00pm meetup starts
About the Location
Both the entrance and parking is available in the parking garage below the building. Enter the tenant (not visitor)parking garage from the west side of the building, off of Howell St. (Street View: http://goo.gl/maps/9Cgz). Use the east elevators up to the 2nd floor, Suite 220 (just follow the posted signs). It's directly above Christie's. Follow the signs. NOTE: you can enter the building from the atrium door or the parking garage (not McKinney Ave). Make sure to use the EAST elevator shaft, or you won't find us.