Carol McDonald
Carol McDonald

Carol is an HBase Hadoop instructor at MapR. She has extensive experience as a software developer and architect, building complex mission-critical applications in the banking, health insurance and telecom industries. Carol has over 15 years of experience working with Java and Java Enterprise technologies in many roles of the software development life cycle, including design, development, and technology evangelism. As a Java Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems, Carol traveled worldwide, speaking at Sun Tech Days, JUGs, companies, and conferences. Previously in her career, Carol was a software developer for Shaw Systems, Hoffman La Roche, and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Carol holds a BS in Geology from Vanderbilt University, and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Carol will be teaching the following classes:
Thinking in HBase: Developing Big Data Solutions Using HBase