Accumulo Tutorial — Up and Running (or at Least Walking) in 90 Minutes

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This tutorial will run for the full 90 minutes without break




This (double length) hands-on session is intended to provide a high level introduction for those new to Apache Accumulo. We'll cover the following:

Attendees should bring a laptop to follow along. Please download and pre-install the following before the session if at all possible:


Dan Hood
Chief Technology Officer, ClearEdge

Dan Hood is the Chief Technology Officer at ClearEdge, where he helps customers develop distributed software for Big Data problems. He has led various efforts that utilize Apache Accumulo and has focused on applications that require real-time user interaction. Dan has a B.S. & M.S. in Computer Science from UMBC where he has gone on to teach a wide range of courses as an adjunct faculty member for over a decade. He has also taught various Big Data courses within the commercial and DoD communities.

Tom Kulish
Chief Architect, ClearEdge

Tom Kulish is the Chief Architect at ClearEdge where he helps lead teams developing distributed software for Big Data analytics. Tom has designed and implemented large scale applications that use Accumulo in a multitude of use cases; from large distributed data stores to machine learning analytic repositories. He earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Kaushal Thaker
Data Scientist, ClearEdge

Kaushal Thaker is a Data Scientist with ClearEdge, working with distributed systems and assisting in research and development efforts. He recently graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Computer Science, where he is currently a graduate student in Data Science.

Luke Stigdon
Software Engineer, ClearEdge

Luke Stigdon is a student at UMBC currently working as a Software Engineer with ClearEdge. He has a background in database applications and full-stack web development. Recently, his projects have involved leveraging various NoSQL data stores. In the future, Luke is looking to pursue a masters degree in the field of information security.