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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Dhruba Borthakur

Dhruba Borthakur
CTO, Rockset

Website | @dhruba_rocks

Dhruba Borthakur is cofounder and CTO at Rockset, a company building software to enable data-powered applications. Dhruba was the founding engineer of the open source RocksDB database at Facebook and one of the founding engineers of the Hadoop File System at Yahoo. Dhruba was also an early contributor to the open source Apache HBase project. Previously, he was a senior engineer at Veritas Software, where he was responsible for the development of VxFS and Veritas SanPointDirect storage system; was the cofounder of, an ecommerce startup based in Sunnyvale; and was a senior engineer at IBM-Transarc Labs, where he contributed to the development of Andrew File System (AFS), a part of IBM’s ecommerce initiative, WebSphere. Dhruba holds an MS in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in computer science BITS, Pilani, India. He has 25 issued patents.


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Igor Canadi (Rockset), Dhruba Borthakur (Rockset)
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Most existing big data systems prefer sequential scans for processing queries. Igor Canadi and Dhruba Borthakur challenge this view, offering an overview of converged indexing: a single system called ROCKSET that builds inverted, columnar, and document indices. Converged indexing is economically feasible due to the elasticity of cloud-resources and write optimized storage engines. Read more.