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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Reynold Xin

Reynold Xin
Cofounder, Databricks

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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.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Hardcore Data Science
Location: 1 E10 / 1 E11
Ben Lorica (O'Reilly Media), Reza Zadeh (Matroid | Stanford), David Blei (Columbia University), Anima Anandkumar (UC Irvine), Hussein Mehanna (Facebook), Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft Research), Ben Recht (University of California, Berkeley), Tanzeem Choudhury (Cornell and HealthRhythms), Jenn Wortman Vaughan (Microsoft Research), Adam Marcus (B12), Stefanie Jegelka (M.I.T.), Mikhail Bilenko (Microsoft), Reynold Xin (Databricks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
All-Day: Strata's regular data science track has great talks with real-world experience from leading edge speakers. But we didn't just stop there—we added the Hardcore Data Science day to give you a chance to go even deeper. The Hardcore day will add new techniques and technologies to your data science toolbox, shared by leading data science practitioners from startups, industry, consulting... Read more.
4:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Hardcore Data Science
Location: 1 E10/1 E11 Level: Intermediate
Reynold Xin (Databricks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
In this talk, we introduce a recent effort in Spark to employ randomized algorithms for a number of common, expensive methods: membership testing, cardinality, stratified sampling, frequent items, quantile estimation. Read more.
1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Ask Me Anything
Location: 3D 05/08 Level: Intermediate
Patrick Wendell (Databricks), Reynold Xin (Databricks)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.