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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY

Ask me anything: Apache Spark

Patrick Wendell (Databricks), Reynold Xin (Databricks)
1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Ask Me Anything
Location: 3D 05/08 Level: Intermediate
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Join the Spark team for an informal question and answer session. Spark committers 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.

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Patrick Wendell

Databricks

Patrick Wendell is a cofounder of Databricks as well as a founding committer and PMC member of Apache Spark. Patrick has acted as release manager for several Spark releases in addition to maintaining several subsystems of Spark’s core engine. At Databricks, Patrick directs the company’s maintenance and development of Spark.

Patrick holds an MS in computer science from UC Berkeley, where his research focused on low-latency scheduling for large-scale analytics workloads, and a BSE in computer science from Princeton University.

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Reynold Xin

Databricks

Reynold Xin is a cofounder and chief architect at Databricks as well as an Apache Spark PMC member and release manager for Spark’s 2.0 release. Prior to Databricks, Reynold was pursuing a PhD at the UC Berkeley AMPLab, where he worked on large-scale data processing.