Sep 23–26, 2019
Swasti Kakker

Swasti Kakker
Software Development Engineer, LinkedIn

Swasti Kakker is a software development engineer on the LinkedIn Data team at LinkedIn. Her passion lies in increasing and improving developer productivity by designing and implementing scalable platforms for the same. In her two-year tenure at LinkedIn, she’s worked on the design and implementation of hosted notebooks at LinkedIn, which focuses on providing a hosted solution of Jupyter notebooks. She’s worked closely with the stakeholders to understand the expectations and requirements of the platform that would improve developer productivity. Previously, she worked with the Spark team, discussing how Spark History Server can be improved to make it more scalable to cater to the traffic by Dr. Elephant. 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.

Sessions

1:15pm1:55pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1A 21
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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