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Shrikanth Shankar

Shrikanth Shankar
VP of Engineering, Qubole Inc.

Website | @qubole

Before coming to Qubole Shrikanth worked at Oracle for 11+ years. His last position at Oracle was as Director of Development in the BI team where among other things he was one of the main contributors to the Oracle Exalytics effort and helped drive the product from conception to release. Before that he worked in the Database team in the SQL/DSS group where he made significant contributions to many different portions of the Oracle stack ranging from Partitioning, SQL Optimization and SQL/Parallel Execution all the way to the Indexing and Data layers.


Hadoop and Beyond
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Shrikanth Shankar (Qubole Inc.)
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Shrikanth Shankar, Qubole’s VP of Engineering, shares his best practices for building high-performance, scalable queries and deploying User Defined Functions (UDFs) to Big Data applications in Apache Hive. For data analysts and data scientists in the trenches, this is a key session to attend. Read more.
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Shrikanth Shankar (Qubole Inc.)
Looking to build high-performance, scalable queries or deploy User Defined Functions (UDFs) in Apache Hive? Shrikanth will give you advice you seek. Talk to him about using advanced Hive techniques, getting started with Hadoop in the cloud, or deciding between AWS or Google Compute. Read more.