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Patrick Wendell

Patrick Wendell
Cofounder of Databricks, Databricks


Patrick Wendell is a Ph.D student working in the U.C. Berkeley AMPLab. His research focus is on large scale data-intensive computing and his adviser is Ion Stoica. Before working on the BDAS stack at Berkeley, he contributed to several Hadoop projects, mostly while working at Cloudera. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Princeton University.


Hadoop and Beyond
GA Ballroom K
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
Andy Konwinski (Databricks), Sameer Agarwal (UC Berkeley), Tathagata Das (Databricks), Ameet Talwalkar (Carnegie Mellon University | Determined AI), Shivaram Venkataraman (UC Berkeley), Patrick Wendell (Databricks), Reynold Xin (Databricks), Matei Zaharia (Databricks), Joseph Gonzalez (UC Berkeley), Haoyuan Li (Alluxio)
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3-Hours: Get hands-on training with the newest components of the open-source Berkeley Data Analytics Stack (BDAS). Lessons will cover BlinkDB, MLbase, Spark, Spark Streaming, and Shark. We will provide each audience member with an EC2 cluster and walk through hands-on exercises using these technologies to analyze real-world datasets. Read more.
Office Hour
Table A
Andy Konwinski (Databricks), Matei Zaharia (Databricks), Patrick Wendell (Databricks), Pat McDonough (Databricks)
Andy, Matei, Patrick, and Pat are the Spark and Databricks developers. If you have an interest in the Spark project (and who doesn’t ?), stop by during their office hours to ask about Spark’s current features and future release plan. Learn about upcoming projects like GraphX, Tackyon, and SparkR. Read more.