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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Jacques Nadeau

Jacques Nadeau
Cofounder and Chief Technology Officer, Dremio


Jacques Nadeau is MapR’s lead developer on the Apache Drill open source project. He is an industry veteran with over 15 years of big data and analytics experience. Most recently, he was cofounder and CTO of search engine startup YapMap. Before that, he was director of new product engineering with Quigo (contextual advertising, acquired by AOL in 2007). He also built the Avenue A | Razorfish analytics data warehousing system and associated services practice (acquired by Microsoft).


2:20pm–3:00pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Hadoop & Beyond
Location: 230 C
Jacques Nadeau (Dremio)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 8 ratings)
I will talk about how Drill achieves high performance with flexibility and ease of use. Includes: First read planning and statistics. Flexible code generation depending on workload. Code optimization and planning techniques. Dynamic schema subsets. Advanced memory use and moving between Java and C. Making a static typing appear dynamic through any-time and multi-phase planning. Read more.
3:10pm–3:50pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table B
Jacques Nadeau (Dremio)
Jacques is available to talk to you about query optimization and execution, the SQL-on-Hadoop and Hadoop execution landscapes, and high performance distributed computing in Java. He’ll also discuss the rising role of JSON and Parquet in Hadoop, the NoSchema revolution and how it impacts data management, and in-memory databases and analytics. Read more.