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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Reynold Xin

Reynold Xin
Cofounder, Databricks


Reynold Xin is a committer on Apache Spark. He is also a co-founder of Databricks. Before Databricks, he was pursuing a PhD in the UC Berkeley AMPLab.


10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 02/19/2015
Spark in Action
Location: 210 C/G
Reynold Xin (Databricks), Matei Zaharia (Databricks)
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Spark users have been pushing the boundary of data analytics. In this talk, we focus on the scalability dimension, including: - Multiple real-world use cases on PBs of data and on clusters with thousands of machines - Configuration and performance tuning tips learned from these deployments - Changes in recent releases of Spark for better handling of these workloads Read more.
2:20pm–3:00pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Ask Us Anything
Location: 211 B
Paco Nathan (, Matei Zaharia (Databricks), michael dddd (Databricks), Reynold Xin (Databricks), Holden Karau (Independent), Reza Zadeh (Matroid | Stanford), Sameer Farooqui (Databricks), Denny Guang-yeu Lee (Databricks), Chris Fregly (Amazon Web Services)
Join the Spark team for an informal question and answer session. Several of the Spark committers, trainers, etc., from Databricks will be on hand to field a wide range of detailed questions. Even if you don't have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking. Read more.