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Tuesday, November 18 • 11:20am - 12:10pm
Ndfs: A Native Client For The Hadoop Distributed Filesystem - Colin McCabe, Cloudera

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As the main filesystem for Hadoop, the Hadoop Distributed Filesystem an important part of the big data ecosystem. However, previously, non-Java Hadoop clients have had to deal with the JNI interface when communicating with HDFS. NDFS, our new project to create a native client for HDFS, offers many operational, performance, and practical advantages for these clients. In this presentation, I'll talk about the architecture of NDFS, the problems we solved when developing it, and our plans for the future.


Colin McCabe

Software Engineer, Cloudera
Colin McCabe is a Platform Software Engineer at Cloudera, where he works on HDFS and related technologies. He is a committer on HDFS. Prior to joining Cloudera, he worked on the Ceph Distributed Filesystem, and the Linux kernel, among other things. He studied Computer Science and... Read More →

Tuesday November 18, 2014 11:20am - 12:10pm CET

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