Lars George, System Architects
Lars George is a Senior Architect at VZnet and consultant in the area of large scale, fail-safe, scalable and (usually) web-oriented systems. He has a degree in Information Technologies from Fachhochschule Giessen-Friedberg. Lars is a committer for the Apache HBase project and is running Hadoop and HBase based clusters since the end of 2007 and has experience with a wide range of similiar NoSQL coined systems. He presented on NoSQL and HBase at various Hadoop User Group meetings as well as at the 2010 FOSDEM NoSQL DevRoom. More can be found on his blog at http://larsgeorge.com.