Episode 79

078 TMTC Chris Mattmann – OODT/NASA


December 30th, 2011

57 mins 38 secs

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About this Episode

Chris Mattmann is a Software Engineer at NASA's JPL. He's the VP of OODT in the Apache Software Foundation and an adjunct professor at USC.

OODT is a framework for managing data from multiple sources and adding them to other data sources for different purposes (like a database and a search engine.) It manages hundreds of thousands of job in a day and terabytes or petabytes of data from various sources.

Mentioned in this episode:

  • Apache OODT
  • Nutch
  • Hadoop
  • Apache Software Foundation
  • NASA
  • ftp
  • sftp
  • Solr
  • Lucene
  • Hive
  • File Catalog vs Search Engine
  • Tika
  • Goodle
  • Project Management was the hard part
  • Assume that failure happens and recover quickly
  • Ganglia
  • Torque
  • PBS
  • struts
  • IDL
  • CHLA (Childrens Hospital of LA)
  • OODT Contact page (info on mailing lists, etc.)