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Sambavi Muthukrishnan
Engineering Manager, Facebook

Sambavi Muthukrishnan is an Engineering Manager in the Analytics Infrastructure group at Facebook. She leads the development of batch analytic engines for one of the largest data warehouses in the world. Her team works on the core of Hive and Hadoop (Corona) – evolving the query engine, compute framework and storage to operate at scale; as well as on Giraph (graph analytics). Previously, she was an Engineering Manager at Microsoft in the SQL Server group where she worked on query processing.

Recent talks by Sambavi:

  • Analytics @ WebScale conference at Facebook on June 2013
  • Panelist on ‘Management of Big Data Systems’ panel at Usenix ICAC July 2013
  • Industry vision talk at VLDB 2013 (Aug 2013)


Data in Action
Ballroom CD
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Data analytics is at the heart of product development at Facebook. Facebook’s data warehouse has grown rapidly over the years, and poses unique scalability challenges. This talk will briefly outline the evolution of the analytics software stack in the last year (both storage and query engines) and then delve deeper into the data management and compute challenges at this scale. Read more.