Paul Baclace is a Java consultant with over 20 years of software engineering experience focused on infrastructure and tools, and utilizing Java since 1996.
He started working on Nutch/Hadoop at Internet Archive with Doug Cutting in 2005, and helped AT&Tinteractive get up to speed with Hadoop, Cascading and web crawling.
He recently founded the Metazeta Cluster project which makes Hadoop, Hive, and HBase clusters available on-demand, pre-tuned, and Web-UI integrated.
Consulting clients include:
Playnomics (Hive/Hadoop tuning, custom AMI creation),
Metamarkets (created demo examples and documentation for Druid),
Third Eye Consulting (Hadoop training, cluster provisioning),
GroupAngle (AWS/EC2 infrastructure),
Euclid, Inc. (sensor data analysis using Hadoop and Cascading),
the Stanford University Persuasive Technology Lab
BuddyBuzz project for Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) reading on cell phones,
Acuitus.com (online training),
Stata Labs (datastore compaction, bought by Yahoo),
Dorado.com (account security),
Interwoven.com (unix porting), and Agorics, Inc. (secure email S/MIME implementation)
Paul Baclace has also held fulltime positions: from 2006-2008, he was Dir. of Engineering at the click-to-call VoIP startup jaxtr.
he was VP of Engineering at Step.com,
a vertical service provider of US stock market research for Japan (main client is
Dow Jones Japan),
where he led the development of a scalable, n-tier, investment
information collection and presentation system featuring gigabytes of
numeric and textual content.
In 1997, Paul co-founded Intelligenesis/Webmind Inc.
where he created a distributed, semantic network application platform with a focus on stock market trading strategy generation.
Earlier, Paul Baclace
was at Sun Microsystems where he co-architected
the next generation multi-language debugger; in the advanced technology group at
Autodesk he co-developed and later managed the
project to create a client-side toolkit for
Xanadu, and also created an agent-based and collaborative
information filter/recommendation engine;
at Excite.com he led the development of the
Excite Channel Guide, the flagship demo of
Marimba's Castanet product and helped develop
Paul has a B.S. in Computer Science from
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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