Deploy Apache Spark™ on Rackspace OnMetal™ for Cloud Big Data Platform

Presented by

John Engates - Chief Technology Officer & David Grier - Product Engineer

About this talk

There's an elephant in the room when it comes to Big Data. Apache Hadoop and Spark offer the promise to transform how businesses leverage Big Data, finding the right mix of flexible deployments, elastic scalability, and performance can be daunting. Introducing Rackspace OnMetal™ for Apache Spark™ an industry first that combines the performance and efficiency of bare metal with the ease and flexibility of cloud. With Rackspace OnMetal for Cloud Big Data Platform you can transform how you run Hadoop and Spark workloads: •Deploy in minutes, not months •Spin instances up or down on demand •Process data in-memory for faster query times •Get bare metal performance and say goodbye to virtualization taxes Sign up and learn how Rackspace OnMetal for Cloud Big Data Platform can rapidly move your organization from planning to deploying. Speaker Bio: John Engates joined Rackspace in August 2000, just a year after the company was founded. Most recently, John has played an active role in the evolution and evangelism of Rackspace's cloud-computing strategy and cloud products. John is also an internationally recognized cloud computing expert and a sought-after speaker at technology conferences, including CA World, the Goldman Sachs Techtonics Conference and Cloud Expo. He speaks on the future of cloud computing, enterprise cloud adoption, data center efficiency, green data center best practices, and more. David Grier is a seasoned systems and product engineer focused on delivering compelling data- driven initiatives to the market. David has led the development of Rackspace Managed Big Data Platform including operations, documentation, and training. In addition to his tactical work inside of product, David is constantly interfacing with Hadoop users and thought-leaders to develop new programs and insight into being successful with Apache Hadoop. David can be seen constantly challenging the assumptions around architecture, design, and implementation of Hadoop.

Related topics:

More from this channel

Upcoming talks (6)
On-demand talks (2233)
Subscribers (55599)
The Enterprise Architecture channel presents the next generation of Enterprise IT: recognizing the strategic importance of digital transformation and the data center to make companies more nimble and competitive. These presentations will help demanding IT and BizOps professionals achieve flexibility, scalability and performance with reduced risk and complexity.