Asad Khan

Asad Khan
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft

Asad Khan is a Senior Lead Program Manager in the Business Platform Division working on the Hadoop and Entity Framework projects. He is responsible for helping build JavaScript library to enables better data-centric web applications, and more recently explore the space around Big Data and JavaScript. He has spent the last few years working on the next generation data access technologies from Microsoft. Asad holds a master’s degree from Stanford University.


Asad Khan (Microsoft)
As more companies adopt Hadoop to perform data intensive tasks for large data sets, there is a burning need to make Hadoop available to a broader set of developers. This talk covers two approaches Microsoft is exploring for this purpose: 1. JavaScript interfaces to run Hadoop jobs and 2. web interfaces for Hadoop that let developers write and run MapReduce jobs from any platform. Read more.


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