Steven Phillips is a Senior Software Engineer for MapR. Steven played an instrumental role in developing the MapR M7 Enterprise Database Edition for Hadoop. Currently, Steve is focused on Apache Drill, where he is a committer on the Apache Drill team. In addition to Hadoop and Apache Drill, he has comprehensive knowledge of and experience with distributed systems, Java, HBase, Linux, and Bash. Steve has degrees in Physics from both Brigham Young University and the University of California, Berkeley.