Sep 23–26, 2019
Swasti Kakker

Swasti Kakker
Software Development Engineer, LinkedIn

Swasti is a Software Development Engineer working with the LinkedIn Data team. Her passion lies in increasing and improving Developer Productivity by designing and implementing scalable platforms for the same. In her 2-year tenure at LinkedIn, she has worked the design and implementation of Hosted Notebooks at LinkedIn which focuses on providing a hosted solution of Jupyter Notebooks. She has worked closely with the stakeholders to understand the expectations and requirements of the platform which would improve Developer productivity. Prior to this, she has closely 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 has also contributed to adding the Spark Heuristics in Dr. Elephant after understanding the needs of the stakeholders (mainly Spark developers) which give her a good knowledge about Spark infrastructure, Spark parameters and how to tune them efficiently.


1:15pm1:55pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1A 21/22
Secondary topics:  Data, Analytics, and AI Architecture, Media and Advertising
Swasti Kakker (LinkedIn), Manu Ram Pandit (LinkedIn), Vidya Ravivarma (LinkedIn)
Come hear about the infrastructure and features offered by flexible and scalable hosted data science platform at LinkedIn. The platform provides features to seamlessly develop in multiple languages, enforce developer best practices, governance policies, execute, visualize solutions, efficient knowledge management and collaboration that improve developer productivity. Read more.

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