July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Haichuan Wang

Haichuan Wang
Research Scientist, Huawei


Haichuan Wang is a research scientist at the Huawei US R&D center. Haichuan holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), where he worked with Professor David Padua on parallel computing, compilers, and runtime. Haichuan was a research staff member at IBM Research, where he conducted research on parallel programming models and performance tooling for the Java language.


1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Paco Nathan (derwen.ai), Haichuan Wang (Huawei), Jacky Li (Huawei technology), Vimal Das Kammath V (Huawei)
This tutorial provides a hands-on introduction to Apache Spark, with coding exercises for Spark apps showing Python, Scala, R, and SQL. We will review the Spark core API, how to build a pipeline with SQL + DataFrames, plus look through the broader Spark ecosystem: Tungsten, Streaming, MLlib, and GraphX. Read more.