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31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK

Spark 2.0: What’s next?

Tathagata Das (Databricks)
11:15–11:55 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Spark & beyond
Location: Capital Suite 13 Level: Non-technical
Average rating: ****.
(4.08, 12 ratings)

Prerequisite knowledge

Attendees should have a high-level understanding of Spark.


Spark 2.0 is a major milestone for the project. It achieves major advances in performance and introduces new initiatives to unify streaming processing with the Spark’s SQL engine. Tathagata Das explores these exciting new developments in Spark 2.0 as well as some other major initiatives that are coming in the future.

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Tathagata Das


Tathagata Das is an Apache Spark committer and a member of the PMC. He is the lead developer behind Spark Streaming, which he started while a PhD student in the UC Berkeley AMPLab, and is currently employed at Databricks. Prior to Databricks, Tathagata worked at the AMPLab, conducting research about data-center frameworks and networks with Scott Shenker and Ion Stoica.