Big Data Madison
Madison, WI
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Big Data Madison promotes the understanding and adoption of technologies used to acquire, store, and analyze the tsunami of data created by social media interactions, mobile devices, website clickstreams, retail transactions, computer log files, embedded processors, and sensors.


Building Highly Flexible, High Performance Query Engines

Keys Botzum View Bio


SQL is one of the most widely used languages to access, analyze, and manipulate structured data. As Hadoop gains traction within enterprise data architectures across industries, the need for SQL for both structured and loosely-structured data on Hadoop is growing rapidly Apache Drill started off with the audacious goal of delivering consistent, millisecond ANSI SQL query capability across wide range of data formats. At a high level, this translates to two key requirements – Schema Flexibility and Performance. This session will be deliverd by Keys Botzum and will delve into the architectural details in delivering these two requirements. 


Keys Botzum

Keys is Senior Principal Technologist with MapR Technologies, where he wears many hats. His primary responsibility is interacting with customers in the field, but he also teaches classes, contributes to documentation, and works with engineering teams. He has over 15 years of experience in large scale distributed system design. Previously, he was a Senior Technical Staff Member with IBM, and a respected author of many articles on the WebSphere Application Server as well as a book. When not wearing one of his MapR hats, Keys enjoys time with friends and family, and getting outside to play tennis and hike.