Cloudera Engineering Blog · Meet The Engineer Posts
In this installment of “Meet the Engineer”, we meet with Eric Sammer (invariably known as just plain “Sammer”), Apache committer and author of the upcoming O’Reilly book, Hadoop Operations.
What do you do at Cloudera, and in which Apache project are you involved?
As I mentioned in my inaugural post last week, it’s important to shine a spotlight on the Cloudera engineers who have a hand in making the Hadoop projects run. It’s an obvious point, and yet an overlooked one, that a community is an aggregation of individual personalities who have diverse backgrounds and interests yet a shared passion for the group and its goals. As Jono Bacon puts it in his seminal 2009 book The Art of Community, “The building blocks of a community are its teams, and the material that makes these blocks are people.”