Ben Hindman talks to Jeff Meyerson about Apache Mesos, a distributed systems kernel. Mesos abstracts away many of the hassles of managing a distributed system. Hindman starts with a high-level explanation of Mesos, explaining the problems he encountered trying to run multiple instances of Hadoop against a single data set. He then discusses how Twitter uses Mesos for cluster management. The conversation evolves into a more granular discussion of the abstractions Mesos provides and different ways to leverage those abstractions.
Apache Mesos http://mesos.apache.org
Ben Hindman speaks about Mesos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YB1VW0LKzJ4
Mesosphere blog https://mesosphere.com/blog
Airbnb tech talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hal00g8o1iY
Ben Hindman on Twitter http://twitter.com/benh