July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Roman Shaposhnik

Roman Shaposhnik
Director of Open Source Strategy, Pivotal Inc.


Roman Shaposhnik worked at Sun Microsystems for 11 years until it was sold to Oracle. Since then he’s been spending his time on big data and cloud computing projects, working for a number of companies including Huawei, Yahoo!, Cloudera, and now Pivotal. By day, he is a jack-of-all-trades in Hadoop and its ecosystem projects at Pivotal. By night, he is an open source hacker, ASF IPMC member, and VP of Apache Incubator. Most of his spare time is consumed by finishing his Giraph in Action book, which is supposed to come out in fall 2014. Roman is a graduate of St. Petersburg State University. He lives in California.


2:30pm–3:10pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Data Portland 252
Roman Shaposhnik (Pivotal Inc.)
Graph relationships are everywhere. In fact, more often than not, analyzing relationships between points in your datasets lets you extract more business value from your data. This presentation will provide an introduction into two of the most used Hadoop ecosystem projects in the area of scalable graph processing: Apache Giraph and Spark GraphX. Read more.