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March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Kenneth Knowles

Kenneth Knowles
Software Engineer, Google


Kenn Knowles is a founding committer of Apache Beam (incubating). Kenn has been working on Google Cloud Dataflow—Google’s Beam backend—since 2014. Prior to that, he built backends for startups such as Cityspan, Inkling, and Dimagi. Kenn holds a PhD in programming languages from the University of California, Santa Cruz.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Stream processing and analytics
Location: LL20 D Level: Advanced
Secondary topics:  Streaming
Kenneth Knowles (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
Unbounded, out-of-order, global-scale data is now the norm. Even for the same computation, each use case entails its own balance between completeness, latency, and cost. Kenneth Knowles shows how Apache Beam gives you control over this balance in a unified programming model that is portable to any Beam runner, including Apache Spark, Apache Flink, and Google Cloud Dataflow. Read more.
1:50pm2:30pm Thursday, March 16, 2017
Ask Me Anything
Location: 212 A-B
Tyler Akidau (Google), Frances Perry (Google), Kenneth Knowles (Google), Slava Chernyak (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Join Tyler Akidau, Frances Perry, Kenneth Knowles, and Slava Chernyak to discuss anything related to Apache Beam. Read more.