Learn the core uses of ZooKeeper in the wild and why it is suited to these use cases. I will also talk about systems that don’t use ZooKeeper and why that can be the right decision. Finally, I will discuss the common challenges of running ZooKeeper as a service and things to look out for when architecting a deployment.
From the abstract: ZooKeeper is everywhere these days. It’s a core component of the Hadoop ecosystem. Your favorite startup probably uses it internally. But as every good skeptic knows, just because something is popular doesn’t mean you should use it. In this talk I will go over the core uses of ZooKeeper in the wild … Read More
This will be an intro-level talk about ZooKeeper, why it’s useful, and what you should do with it now that you’ve got it running. I will cover the high-level purpose of ZooKeeper and guarantees that it provides, as well as covering some of the basic use cases and operational concerns.
We are holding an all-day event on October 30th, downtown in the Philadelphia Cira Centre, that shines a light on large-scale data processing and application management. In this article I’m going to explain a bit about the event’s goals, and some information on the speakers and talks we’ve been lining up.