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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Holden Karau

Holden Karau
Developer Advocate, Google

@holdenkarau

Holden Karau is a transgender Canadian open source developer advocate at Google focusing on Apache Spark, Beam, and related big data tools. Previously, she worked at IBM, Alpine, Databricks, Google (yes, this is her second time), Foursquare, and Amazon. Holden is the coauthor of Learning Spark, High Performance Spark, and another Spark book that’s a bit more out of date. She’s a committer on the Apache Spark, SystemML, and Mahout projects. When not in San Francisco, Holden speaks internationally about different big data technologies (mostly Spark). She was tricked into the world of big data while trying to improve search and recommendation systems and has long since forgotten her original goal. Outside of work, she enjoys playing with fire, riding scooters, and dancing.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 10/15/2014
SOLD OUT
Hadoop & Beyond
Location: Hall A 23/24
Paco Nathan (derwen.ai), michael dddd (Databricks), Tathagata Das (Databricks), Matei Zaharia (Databricks), Reynold Xin (Databricks), Ameet Talwalkar (Carnegie Mellon University | Determined AI), Holden Karau (Google), Joseph Bradley (Databricks), Sameer Farooqui (Databricks), Patrick Wendell (Databricks)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 20 ratings)
Spark Camp, organized by the creators of the Apache Spark project at Databricks, will be a day long hands-on introduction to the Spark platform including Spark Core, the Spark Shell, Spark Streaming, Spark SQL, MLlib, and more. Read more.