[web-team] Doug Judd Confirmed September Speaker

Andrew Fife andrewbfife at yahoo.co.uk
Fri May 7 00:22:46 PDT 2010


Dear Web Team:

just a quick note to let everyone know that Doug Judd has agreed to give a talk on Hypertable (http://www.hypertable.org).  Doug's bio is below and hopefully he will be sending an abstract to the volunteers list shortly.  If for some reason we do not receive an abstract from him, there is a brief description of a previous Hyptertable talk of Doug's here:

http://en.oreilly.com/velocity2009/public/schedule/detail/7938

Doug Judd's bio: 

Doug has two decades of software engineering experience, primarily in the area of distributed computing and information retrieval.

He joined Inktomi's Web Search division in 1997 where he held both engineering and management positions. During his five year tenure, he designed and developed large-scale distributed systems, including significant pieces of the crawling and indexing software. Doug later joined Kosmix, Inc., where he built a distributed web crawler and scaled it to a billion documents.

Doug earned a B.S. in Computer Science from U.C. Santa Barbara in 1992 and holds four patents in search technology.

-Andrew


      



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