Lars George

Lars George

Lars George has been involved with Hadoop and HBase since 2007, and became a full HBase committer in 2009. He has spoken at many Hadoop User Group meetings, and conferences such as ApacheCon, FOSDEM, QCon, or Hadoop World and Hadoop Summit. He also started the Munich OpenHUG meetings. Lars worked for Cloudera, as the EMEA Chief Architect, acting as a liaison between the Cloudera professional services team and customers as well as partners in and around Europe, building the next data driven solutions. Starting 2016 he is a co-founding partner of OpenCore, a Hadoop and emerging data technologies advisory firm. He is also the author or O'Reilly's "HBase - The Definitive Guide".

HBase: The Definitive Guide HBase: The Definitive Guide
by Lars George
September 2011
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Webcast: HBase Schema Design - Things you need to know
October 14, 2011
This session discusses the basic underlying concepts of the storage layer in HBase and how an application should be combined with the appropriate schema to achieve the best possible performance.

Webcast: HBase Coprocessors - Deploy shared functionality directly on the cluster
November 04, 2011
This session explains the concepts behind coprocessors and uses examples to show how they can be used to implement data side extensions to the application code.

Webcast: Choosing Hardware for Hadoop
August 15, 2012
In this webcast we will look at popular reference architectures used by companies across several business verticals, discuss their pros and cons, and their applicability to different use-cases, and conclude with best-practice advise on hardware selection...