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December 5-6, 2016: Training
December 6–8, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
Sameer Farooqui

Sameer Farooqui
Client Services Engineer, Databricks

Website | @blueplastic

Sameer Farooqui is a client services engineer at Databricks, where he works with customers on Apache Spark deployments. Sameer works with the Hadoop ecosystem, Cassandra, Couchbase, and general NoSQL domain. Prior to Databricks, he worked as a freelance big data consultant and trainer globally and taught big data courses. Before that, Sameer was a systems architect at Hortonworks, an emerging data platforms consultant at Accenture R&D, and an enterprise consultant for Symantec/Veritas (specializing in VCS, VVR, and SF-HA).


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Spark & beyond
Location: 328/329
Tags: real-time
Sameer Farooqui (Databricks)
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The real power and value proposition of Apache Spark is in building a unified use case that combines ETL, batch analytics, real-time stream analysis, machine learning, graph processing, and visualizations. Through hands-on examples, Sameer Farooqui explores various Wikipedia datasets to illustrate a variety of ideal programming paradigms. Read more.