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Gwen Shapira

Gwen Shapira
System Architect, Confluent

Website | @gwenshap

Gwen Shapira is a Solutions Architect at Cloudera and leader of IOUG Big Data SIG. Gwen Shapira studied computer science, statistics and operations research at the University of Tel Aviv, and then went on to spend the next 15 years in different technical positions in the IT industry. She specializes in scalable and resilient solutions and helps her customers build high-performance large-scale data architectures using Hadoop. Gwen Shapira is a frequent presenter at conferences and regularly publishes articles in technical magazines and her blog.


Databases & Datastores
Portland 256
Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
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Do you use Hadoop for large scale data analysis? Do your data scientists love R? This presentation will discuss the challenges of scaling R to multi-terabyte data sets and how RHadoop can be used to solve them. Read more.
Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table A)
Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
Gwen’s got answers when it comes to Hadoop, R, analytics and more. She’s happy to talk to you about getting started with Hadoop; R, Python and data analysis with Hadoop; architecture, design, and implementation of Hadoop applications; and anything else you’d like to bring up. Read more.