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Tuesday, April 8 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Building and Running Distributed Systems using Apache Mesos

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Today's applications and data have outgrown single machines. Whether organizations like it or not, their engineers are building distributed systems. The computer is now the data center, the process is now a distributed system, and threads are now components of the distributed system. But provisioning and operating these distributed systems is still a mostly manual endeavor, even though concepts of modern operating systems apply naturally.

In this talk I'll present Apache Mesos, a "kernel" for the data center that provides primitives and abstractions for building and running distributed systems. Mesos has been running at scale for over two years at Twitter and since it graduated from the incubator last summer numerous frameworks have been built on top.  This talk will explore the fundamentals of Mesos, as well as what it takes to build applications and frameworks on top.

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Benjamin Hindman

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Benjamin Hindman is one of the creators of Apache Mesos. He began working on the project as a PhD student at UC Berkeley, and it followed him to Twitter where he is currently employed. Mesos now runs on thousands of machines at Twitter, Airbnb, etc. -- even when Ben is away skiing in Tahoe or surfing in Santa Cruz. An academic at heart, Ben's research in the areas of programming languages and distributed systems has been published in leading... Read More →


Tuesday April 8, 2014 1:30pm - 2:20pm
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