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Hortonworks – YARN Overview:
Apache Hadoop YARN is the data operating system for Hadoop 2. YARN enables a user to interact with all data in multiple ways simultaneously, making Hadoop a true multi-use data platform and allowing it to take its place in a modern data architecture.The key tenants of YARN are:FlexibilityEnable data processing models beyond MapReduce (batch) such as interactive, streaming and search.EfficiencyDouble processing in Hadoop on the same hardware while providing predictable performance and quality of service.Resource SharingProvide a stable, common set of shared resources across multiple, coordinated workloads in Hadoop.
Hortonworks Presenter:Tom McCuch – VP Systems Engineering
Tom McCuch leads the field architecture and engineering for Hortonworks in the Northeast region. Tom has over twenty-five years of experience in software engineering.
At Hortonworks, Tom helps guide enterprise customers through their adoption of Apache Hadoop. He has deep experience across the Financial Services, Insurance, Life Sciences, Retail, and Telecommunications industries. Before coming to Hortonworks, Tom has served in many different roles across Enterprise Architecture, Product Engineering, Professional Services, and Sales Engineering of mission-critical solutions based on Java and open source software.