Meet: Ryan Brush

Tell us a little about yourself

Ryan is a Distinguished Engineer with Cerner Corporation, one of the leading healthcare technology companies worldwide. He has built infrastructure for healthcare systems over the past decade, and currently is leading the design of Cerner’s big data infrastructure. Ryan recently spoke at Hadoop World and has dabbled in writing, contributing to the book 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know.

What hardware do you use?

MacBook Pro, i7 processor and 8 GB of RAM

And what software

emacs for general hacking, IntelliJ IDEA for Java, Omnigraffle for diagrams, and a Hadoop cluster continuously running in the background.

What would be your dream setup?

Ultra-high resolution displays all around. I want all of the pixels.