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Nandu Jayakumar

Nandu Jayakumar
Vice President, Development, Oracle

Website | @junkumar

Nandu Jayakumar is a software architect and engineering leader at Oracle. Before that he was responsible for the long-term architecture of data systems and was Senior Director of data platform development at Visa. Previously, as a senior leader of Yahoo’s well-regarded data team, Nandu built key pieces of Yahoo’s data processing tools and platforms over several iterations, which were used to improve user engagement on Yahoo websites and mobile apps. He also designed large-scale advertising systems and contributed code to Shark (SQL on Spark) during his time there. Nandu holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from Bangalore University and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University, where he focused on databases and distributed systems.


Data in Action
Ballroom CD
Nandu Jayakumar (Oracle), Tim Tully (Yahoo!)
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(4.00, 7 ratings)
Yahoo! ingests hundreds of TB of advertising data into Hadoop each day. This talk describes how we are building our next-generation data architecture on top of Shark and Spark that is orders of magnitude faster than the previous. We will focus on the advanced streaming algorithms implemented in this new architecture, and how the new architecture have enabled deeper insights to our data scientists. Read more.