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Chris Almond
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Wishing everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving. We ran FatherJoe's Turkey Trot this morning in sunny San Diego.
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Happy Thanksgiving!! Looking cool!
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"Nothing important is easy." - +Lawrence Lessig  Watch. 
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Intel launching open source project using AES-NI for HW based encryption layer in Hadoop. How to acheive multi-tenant Hadoop at high EAL cert levels hurts my head. This sounds interesting...
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The makers of this video really get it. Bravo!
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Presentation delivered at www.phxdataconference.com yesterday 
Hadoop has quickly evolved into the system of choice for storing and processing Big Data, and is now widely used to support mission-critical applications that operate within a ‘data lake’ style infrastructures. A critical requirement of such applications is the need for continuous operation even in the event of various system failures. This requirement has driven adoption of multi-data center Hadoop architectures, a.k.a geo-distributed or global ...
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My company (WANdisco) provides a solution for enterprises running Hadoop that also need to meet very stringent resiliency and availability requirements. This video sums up the message in a very exciting way!
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GoPro HERO3: Almost as Epic as the HERO3+
Ποιός θά'θελε να τα δοκιμάσει όλα αυτά ?? 
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Fathom Bistro on Shelter Island.
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Excellent photo, matey!
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Wow.
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"Can't see the forest for the trees" gets updated to "can't see the thought for the data"...
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Computer Systems Engineer. Information Technology Optimist. Knowledge Activist.
Employment
  • VMware
    Solutions Architect, present
  • BAE Systems
    Senior Principal Systems Engineer
  • Dell
    Development Lead, Storage Infrastructure & Solutions Team
  • IBM Lotus / IBM Redbooks
    IT Architect, Project Leader
  • DSG
    Lotus Practice Team Lead
  • Solsource Computers
    Groupware Systems Manager
  • Loral Space & Communications
    Applications Engineer
  • General Atomics, San Diego Supercomputer Center
    Associate Engineer, Programmer Analyst
  • US Navy Submarine Nuclear Propulsion
    USS La Jolla SSN-701
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San Diego
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Austin - USS La Jolla SSN-701 - Los Angeles
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Family guy. Extrovert. Uses big words. Thinks a lot about clouds. Solution Architect at VMware. I'm attracted to smart people, roller coasters, craft beer, crowd sourcing and disruptive innovation.
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Once cited for speeding on a skateboard.
Education
  • SDSU
    Mechanical Engineering
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