Steve Loughran,  at Hortonworks

Steve Loughran


Steve Loughran works at Hortonworks on leading-edge Hadoop applications, most recently in high-performance Amazon’s S3 storage support in Hadoop and Spark, as well as long-lived Yarn Service He’s the author of Ant in Action, a member of the Apache Software Foundation, and a committer on the Hadoop core since 2009. Prior to joining Hortonworks in 2012, he was a Research Scientist at HP Laboratories. He lives and works in Bristol, England. For fun he falls of bicycles in the local woodland.


Spark and Object Stores —What You Need to Know

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