Gwen Shapira

System Architect, Confluent

Gwen Shapira has 15 year experience in database engineering. Working with Oracle, MySQL and recently Hadoop. Gwen enjoys sharing her knowledge at her blog, on twitter and by speaking at conferences. She's a co-author of the book Hadoop Applications Architectures.


This tutorial is for experienced MySQL database professionals who are interested in using Hadoop as a way to scale ETL processes. In the tutorial, we will look at an entire ETL process and for each stage demonstrate how to implement it in Hadoop. The tutorial will contain live demonstration of Hadoop ETL techniques. We will provide demo Hadoop servers in the cloud for all attendees to run... [read more]