Put AI to work
June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Xiangrui Meng

Xiangrui Meng
Software Engineer, Databricks

Xiangrui Meng is an Apache Spark PMC member and a software engineer at Databricks. His main interests center around developing and implementing scalable algorithms for scientific applications. Xiangrui has been actively involved in the development and maintenance of Spark MLlib since he joined Databricks. Previously, he worked as an applied research engineer at LinkedIn, where he was the main developer of an offline machine learning framework in Hadoop MapReduce. He holds a PhD from Stanford, where he worked on randomized algorithms for large-scale linear regression problems.


2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Implementing AI
Location: Sutton South/Regent Parlor Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Cloud, Deep Learning
Joseph Bradley (Databricks), Xiangrui Meng (Databricks)
Joseph Bradley and Xiangrui Meng share best practices for integrating popular deep learning libraries with Apache Spark, covering cluster setup, data ingest, configuring clusters, and monitoring jobs. Joseph and Xiangrui then demonstrate these techniques using Google’s TensorFlow library. Read more.