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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Nicolas Poggi

Nicolas Poggi
Lead scientist - Big Data frameworks, Barcelona Supercomputing-Microsoft Research Center

Website | @ni_po

Nicolas Poggi is an IT professional and researcher with focus on performance and scalability of data-intensive applications. Nicolas leads a new research project on upcoming architectures for the web at the Barcelona Super Computing and Microsoft Research Joint Center in Barcelona. Nicolas combines a pragmatic approach to performance and scalability from his web industry experience with research in server resource management (such as leveraging machine-learning techniques to optimize performance and profits on the web). Nicolas is a frequent speaker at and organizer for the Barcelona web performance community. He founded and has spoken at the Barcelona Web Performance group and is organizing the upcoming WebPerfDays event in Barcelona. Nicolas also lectures for master’s classes at UPC. He holds a PhD from BarcelonaTech (UPC).


14:0514:45 Thursday, 25 May 2017
Big data and the Cloud, Spark & beyond
Location: Capital Suite 12
Level: Intermediate
Nicolas Poggi (Barcelona Supercomputing-Microsoft Research Center)
Nicolas Poggi evaluates the out-of-the-box support for Spark and compares the offerings, reliability, scalability, and price-performance from major PaaS providers, including Azure HDinsight, Amazon Web Services EMR, Google Dataproc, and Rackspace Cloud Big Data, with an on-premises commodity cluster as baseline. Read more.