Keynote: Spark 2.0 - Matei Zaharia, Apache Spark Creator and CTO of Databricks

Matei Zaharia, the CTO of Databricks and creator of Spark, talked about Spark's advanced data analysis power and new features in its upcoming 2.0 release in this MesosCon 2016 keynote.

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A Seamless Monitoring System for Apache Mesos Clusters

Drew Gassaway explains how Bloomberg Vault used Mesos to build a scalable system to aggregate and manage petabytes of data and provide custom analytics -- without asking the customer to change anything.

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All Marathons Need a Runner. Introducing Pheidippides

Activision Publishing, a computer games publisher, uses a Mesos-based platform to manage vast quantities of data collected from players to automate much of the gameplay behavior. To address a critical configuration management problem, James Humphrey and John Dennison built a rather elegant solution that puts all configurations in a single place, and named it Pheidippides.

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CI and CD at Scale: Scaling Jenkins with Docker and Apache Mesos

In this presentation Carlos Sanchez will share his experience running Jenkins at scale, using Docker and Apache Mesos to create one of the biggest (if not the biggest) Jenkins clusters to date.

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Finagle, linkerd, and Apache Mesos: Magical Operability Sprinkles for Microservices

Finagle and Mesos are two core technologies used by Twitter and many other companies to scale application infrastructure to high traffic workloads. This talk describes how these two technologies work together to form applications that are both highly scalable and resilient to failure.

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Keynote: More Fun, Less Friction: How Open Source Operations Will Take Big Data to the Next Level

Solving operational difficulties with a modular, easy-to-use system was the solution Mark Shuttleworth laid out in his keynote entitled “More Fun, Less Friction” at Apache Big Data in Vancouver in May.

“If we take the friction out, we can unleash all sorts of creativity,” Shuttleworth said.  

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Automating your Home with Home Assistant: Python’s Answer to the Internet of Things

 Paulus Schoutsen created Home Assistant in 2013 “as a simple script to turn on the lights when the sun was setting,” as he told attendees of his recent Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit presentation, “Automating your Home with Home Assistant: Python’s Answer to the Internet of Things.”

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