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Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Vida Ha

Vida Ha
Lead Solutions Engineer, Databricks


Vida is currently a Solutions Engineer at Databricks. In her past, she worked on scaling Square’s Reporting Analytics System. She first began working with distributed computing at Google – where she improved search rankings of mobile specific web content and built and tuned language models for speech recognition using a year’s worth of Google search queries. She’s passionate about accelerating the adoption of Apache Spark to bring the combination of speed and scale of data processing to the mainstream.


4:00pm–4:40pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Spark in Action
Location: 230 C
Vida Ha (Databricks), Holden Karau (Independent)
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Writing efficient Spark programs requires a deeper understanding of Spark internals. In this talk, we present practical tips for writing better Spark programs for the beginner or intermediate Spark programmer. Read more.