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Arun C Murthy

Founder and VP Engineering, Hortonworks

Arun is an Apache Hadoop PMC member and has been a full time contributor since its inception in 2006. He is also the lead of the MapReduce project focused on building NextGen MapReduce (YARN). Prior to co-founding Hortonworks, Arun was responsible for running Apache Hadoop’s MapReduce as a service for Yahoo! for all MapReduce code across 42,000+ servers.   He jointly holds the current world sorting record using Apache Hadoop.

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With data now being abundant and Open Source technologies for Big Data and Analytics now often the defacto system of record, I see three trends that CXOs care a lot about these days. First, governance and security are in sharp focus, with projects like Ranger. These are actually leap frogging proprietary technologies in the same way it happened a few years ago with...