Jitendra Pandey works at Hortonworks Inc and has been contributing to Hadoop for more than 4 years. His current area of focus is Hive performance improvements. Jitendra is a committer in Apache Hive, Apache Hadoop and Apache Ambari projects. He is also PMC member for Apache Hadoop and Apache Ambari. Jitendra's contributions include vectorized query processing in Hive, Ambari development, Hadoop security infrastructure, federated HDFS, wire compatibility and high availability of HDFS. Prior to Hortonworks, Jitendra worked at Yahoo on Big Data infrastructure, applications.