Sep 23–26, 2019
Swasti Kakker

Swasti Kakker
Software Development Engineer, LinkedIn

Swasti Kakker is a software development engineer on the data team at LinkedIn, where she worked on the design and implementation of hosted notebooks, specifically a hosted solutions of Jupyter notebooks. She works closely with stakeholders to understand the expectations and requirements of the platform that would improve developer productivity. Previously, she worked with the Spark team, discussing how Dr. Elephant can improve Spark History Server to make it more scalable to cater to traffic. She’s also contributed to adding the Spark heuristics in Dr. Elephant after understanding the needs of the stakeholders (mainly Spark developers) which gave her good knowledge about Spark infrastructure, Spark parameters, and how to tune them efficiently. Her passion lies in increasing and improving developer productivity by designing and implementing scalable platforms.


1:15pm1:55pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1A 21/22
Swasti Kakker (LinkedIn), Manu Ram Pandit (LinkedIn), Vidya Ravivarma (LinkedIn)
Join Swasti Kakker, Manu Ram Pandit, and Vidya Ravivarma to explore what's offered by a flexible and scalable hosted data science platform at LinkedIn. It provides features to seamlessly develop in multiple languages, enforce developer best practices, governance policies, execute, visualize solutions, efficient knowledge management, and collaboration to improve developer productivity. Read more.
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