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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Bill Graham

Bill Graham
Staff Engineer, Twitter

Website | @billgraham

Bill Graham is a staff engineer on the Real Time Compute team at Twitter. Bill’s primary areas of focus are data processing applications and analytics infrastructure. Previously, he was a principal engineer at CBS Interactive and CNET Networks, where he worked on ad targeting and content publishing infrastructure, and a senior engineer at Logitech focusing on webcam streaming and messaging applications. Bill contributes to a number of open source projects, including HBase, Hive, and Presto, and he’s a Heron and Pig committer.


11:00am11:40am Thursday, March 16, 2017
Stream processing and analytics
Location: LL20 D Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Data Platform, Media, Streaming
Bill Graham (Twitter), Avrilia Floratau (Microsoft), Ashvin Agrawal (Microsoft)
Twitter processes billions of events per day the instant the data is generated using Heron, an open source streaming engine tailored for large-scale environments. Bill Graham, Avrilia Floratau, and Ashvin Agrawal explore the techniques Heron uses to elastically scale resources in order to handle highly varying loads without sacrificing real-time performance or user experience. Read more.