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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Kurt Brown

Kurt Brown
Director, Data Platform, Netflix

Kurt Brown leads the data platform team at Netflix, which architects and manages the technical infrastructure underpinning the company’s analytics, including various big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, and Presto, machine learning infrastructure for Netflix data scientists, and traditional BI tools including Tableau.


11:20am–12:00pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Data Innovations
Location: 1 E18 / 1 E19 Level: Intermediate
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Kurt Brown (Netflix)
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The Netflix Data Platform is a constantly evolving, large scale infrastructure running in the (AWS) cloud. We are especially focused on performance and ease of use, with initiatives including Presto integration, Spark, and our big data portal and API. This talk will dive into the various technologies we use, the motivations behind our approach, and the business benefits we get. Read more.
2:05pm–2:45pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Office Hours
Location: Table B (O'Reilly Booth)
Kurt Brown (Netflix)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)