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Screenshot 2014-08-03 13.39.07 Current Status

I’m currently the Sr. Director of Cloud Engineering at CrowdStrike. Previously I’ve worked for Gravity as Director of Engineering, Panasonic Avionics as a technical lead and McAfee Enterprise products as a lead developer. I’ve been at 4 startups and enjoy helping to build a company from a team of 10 to hundreds.

GitHub

https://github.com/jiminoc

Twitter

https://twitter.com/jimplush 

Linked In

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/jim-plush/1/686/367

 

Currently Using or Playing with the Following Technologies

Scala, GoLang, Python, Distributed Systems, Kafka, Java (multithreaded apps), MySQL, Redis, Cassandra, Pig, Hadoop, Memcached, Javascript, NLTK / NLP, PHP, Mass Scale Web Crawling

Recent Highlights

Cassandra-tools in Python
https://github.com/CrowdStrike/cassandra-tools

Recent events I’ve spoken at:
OC Big Data meetup 2014
“Introduction to Apache Kafka”

AWS re:Invent 2014 Conference
Leveraging the Cloud with a Blue/Green Architecture
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abK2Q_aecxY

Cassandra Summit 2015
1 Million Writes Per Second on 60 nodes with EBS and Cassandra

Amazon re:Invent Conference 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLhr1KZpdzukdsblOEVXrCYtvUsDakzYJI&v=1R-mgOcOSd4&app=desktop

Open Sourced “GoTel” – https://github.com/CrowdStrike/gotel
Open Sourced “Goose” – HTML Article extractor similar to Flipboard/Instapaper for extracting the text from HTML web pages. Became one of the top 20 scala projects on github. 1100+ stars, 200+forks and ported to 5+ languages.
Oreilly.com – Using Wikipedia as Bayesian Classifier Training Data
ZendCon 2009 Speaker – How to run an enterprise PHP shop.
Zend Case Studies with McAfee/Jim Plush


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