The Big Data Beard is pleased to be the outlet for a number of talented engineers to share their experiences, thoughts, and ideas.  Here is a list of some of the folks who contribute to the BDB:

Cory “The Beard” Minton

Principal Systems Engineer and Global Data Fabrics Leader for EMC


Kyle Prins

Big Data Consulting vArchitect for VCE

Rob Hout

Advisory Systems Engineer and Hadoop Black Belt for EMC Isilon

Robert Hout

Keith Quebodeaux

Principal Consulting vArchitect for VCE

Aaron “VXRail Gangsta” Buley

Racks and Rails Engineer for VCE


Tyler Hunstad

Advisory Systems Engineer for EMC Isilon and Splunk Ninja


Dean Jackson


Principal SE and most Splunk certified employee of Dell EMC