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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Sridhar Alla

Sridhar Alla
Big Data Architect, Comcast


Sridhar Alla is a Big Data expert helping small & big companies solve complex problems such as data warehousing, governance, security, real time processing, high-frequency trading and establishing large scale data science practice. Sridhar Alla is also an agile practitioner as well as a certified agile Devops practitioner and implementer. Sridhar started his career as a Storage Software Engineer in Network Appliance, Sunnyvale then worked as the Chief Technology Officer at a cyber security firm eIQNetworks, Boston. His most recent job is that of a Director of Data Science & Engineering at Comcast, Philadelphia. Sridhar is an avid presenter at numerous Strata, Hadoop World, Spark Summit and other conferences. Sridhar also provides onsite/online training on several technologies. He also has several patents filed with the US PTO on large scale computing and distributed systems. He holds a Bachelors degree in Computer science from JNTU, Hyderabad, India and lives with his wife in New Jersey.


4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Spark & Beyond
Location: 1 E20 / 1 E21 Level: Intermediate
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Sridhar Alla (Comcast), Jan Neumann (Comcast)
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Comcast uses Hadoop as the big data platform in several areas of its business. Their use cases have evolved in recent years and include personalization, clickthru analytics, modeling, and customer support initiatives, all adding up to billions of dollars in revenue. Read more.