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Patrick Jaromin

Patrick is the Software Engineering Director of the Ad Tech group at Conversant. His team of software engineers works with Java, Scala, Hadoop, HBase, Spark, Storm, Kafka and more to provide low-latency decisioning and persistence to the core ad server stack.

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Mike Keane: 1.5 Million Log Lines per Second

In 2013 Conversant switched from a proprietary log-handling system to collecting Avro-based logs in Hadoop using Apache Flume. In this talk, engineering manager Mike Keane discusses why and how we migrated our logging infrastructure, the challenges encountered and overcome, and the success of the project.

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Jayesh Thakrar: Unleash the Power of HBase Shell

In this talk Jayesh Thakrar, Sr. Software/HBase Engineer on the Big Data/Hadoop team, discusses his experiences with managing our high-performance HBase persistence layer. He reveals some of the secrets to getting more out of the limited HBase shell provided with Apache HBase.

Watch the presentation at InfoQ