Pepperdata Meetup Group August 2015 - Apache Spark
San Francisco, CA
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Pepperdata Meetup Group aims to foster a community among people using Hadoop in production, provide an opportunity to learn about interesting and relevant use cases, and hear about some challenges of using Hadoop in production and how people address them.


Is Spark replacing Hadoop?

Anoop Dawar View Bio

There is a growing chatter on Spark replacing Hadoop. When should you use Spark standalone versus using it along with Hadoop? How will this evolve over time? For new use cases, is it simply better to skip Hadoop and jump to Spark? Through the lens of real customer case studies, we will discover the characteristics of a successful Spark deployment and where Hadoop and Spark compete and complement.


Anoop Dawar

As a Senior Director of Product Management, Anoop is responsible for bringing enterprise grade production ready Hadoop distribution to customers of MapR Technologies. Anoop is a distributed systems and protocol geek and comes to MapR from Aerohive Networks, a pioneer in co-operative control (distributed control) wireless technology, where he was responsible for product management of all hardware and virtual platforms. Anoop has over a decade of experience in systems software engineering, product management and customer operations. Anoop received a Masters in Computer Science from University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.