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

Maosong Fu
Software Engineer, Twitter


Maosong Fu is the technical lead for ​Heron and ​real-time analytics at Twitter and the author of ​few publications in the distributed area​. Maosong holds a master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University and bachelor’s from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.


17:2518:05 Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Stream processing and analytics
Location: Capital Suite 8/9
Level: Beginner
Sanjeev Kulkarni (Streamlio), Maosong Fu (Twitter)
Twitter processes billions of events per day at the instant the data is generated. To achieve real-time performance, Twitter employs Heron, an open source streaming engine tailored for large-scale environments. Sanjeev Kulkarni and Maosong Fu share several optimizations implemented in Heron to improve throughput by 5x and reduce latency by 50–60%. Read more.