Ted Malaska

Ted Malaska is a solutions architect at Cloudera and has worked on close to 100 clusters for over two- to three-dozen clients with over hundreds of use cases. Ted has 18 years of professional experience working for startups, the US government, a number of the world’s largest banks, commercial firms, bio firms, retail firms, hardware appliance firms, and the largest nonprofit financial regulator in the US. He has architecture experience across topics such as Hadoop, Web 2.0, mobile, SOA (ESB, BPM), and big data. Ted is a regular contributor to the Hadoop, HBase, and Spark projects, a regular committer to Flume, Avro, Pig, and YARN, and the coauthor of O’Reilly Media’s Hadoop Application Architectures.