Aaron Kimball has been working with Hadoop since early 2007. He has also worked as an independent consultant focusing on Hadoop and Amazon EC2-based systems.
At Cloudera, he continues to actively develop Hadoop and related tools, as well as focusing on training and user education.
Aaron has worked with the NSF and several other universities nationally and internationally to advance education in the field of large-scale data-intensive computing. He helped create and deliver academic course materials first used at the University of Washington (and later adopted by many other academic institutions) as well as Hadoop training materials used by several industry partners. Aaron has also worked as an independent consultant focusing on Hadoop and Amazon EC2-based systems.
Aaron holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University, and an M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington.
Talks I've Given
Introduction to Sqoop
Featuring Aaron Kimball
This talk introduces Sqoop, the open source SQL-to-Hadoop tool. Sqoop helps users perform efficient imports of data from RDBMS sources to Hadoop's distributed file system, where it can be processed in concert with other data sources. Sqoop also allows users to export Hadoop-generated results...sqoop hadoop