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Make Data Work
March 28–29, 2016: Training
March 29–31, 2016: Conference
San Jose, CA
Joe Hellerstein

Joe Hellerstein
Chancellor's Professor, UC Berkeley

Website | @joe_hellerstein

Joseph M. Hellerstein is the Jim Gray Chair of Computer Science at UC Berkeley and cofounder and CSO at Trifacta. Joe’s work focuses on data-centric systems and the way they drive computing. He is an ACM fellow, an Alfred P. Sloan fellow, and the recipient of three ACM-SIGMOD Test of Time awards for his research. He has been listed by Fortune among the 50 smartest people in technology, and MIT Technology Review included his work on their TR10 list of the 10 technologies most likely to change our world.


1:50pm–2:30pm Wednesday, 03/30/2016
Data Innovations

Location: 210 D/H
Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley), Vikram Sreekanti (Berkeley AMP Lab)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 7 ratings)
Metadata services are a critical missing piece of the current open source ecosystem for big data. Joe Hellerstein and Vikram Sreekanti give an overview of their vendor-neutral metadata services layer, Ground, through two reference use cases at UC Berkeley: genomics research driven by Spark and courseware using Jupyter Notebooks. Read more.
1:50pm–2:30pm Thursday, 03/31/2016
Data Innovations

Location: LL21 E/F
Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley), Seshadri Mahalingam (Trifacta)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Seshadri Mahalingam and Joe Hellerstein discuss Photon, a high-performance data-transformation engine that provides immediacy to the data-wrangling experience, and demonstrate how to make the most of modern processors from both the browser and the desktop, with a focus on issues specific to the variety of big raw data, including heavy string manipulation and statistical data profiling. Read more.