A Big Scoop of Hadoop

The world of Big Data has arrived, and with it, new challenges for data analysts and administrators alike. This presentation will introduce you to the world of Hadoop, from its massively parallel architecture to its extensive ecosystem. Along the way, you will see demonstrations of some of the tools and capabilities that make Hadoop one of the most important developments of the last decade and why it has become the cornerstone of Big Data implementations everywhere.

Recorded: 8/3/2016


Kevin McCarty

Kevin McCarty is a computer professional with over 30 years of experience in the industry as a programmer, project manager, database administrator, architect, and data scientist. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with over 25 individual certifications in programming and database technologies and serves as the chapter leader of the Boise SQL Server Users Group. A former Army officer and Eagle Scout, he holds a doctorate in Computer Science and a lifelong love of learning.