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Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Cliff Click

Cliff Click
CTO, 0xdata


Cliff Click is the CTO and Co-Founder of 0xdata, a firm dedicated to creating a new way to think about web-scale math and real-time analytics. I wrote my first compiler when I was 15 (Pascal to TRS Z-80!), although my most famous compiler is the HotSpot Server Compiler (the Sea of Nodes IR). I helped Azul Systems build an 864 core pure-Java mainframe that keeps GC pauses on 500Gb heaps to under 10ms, and worked on all aspects of that JVM. Before that I worked on HotSpot at Sun Microsystems, and am at least partially responsible for bringing Java into the mainstream.

I am invited to speak regularly at industry and academic conferences and has published many papers about HotSpot technology. I hold a PhD in Computer Science from Rice University and about 15 patents.


2:35pm–3:15pm Friday, 10/17/2014
Office Hour
Location: Table B
Cliff Click (0xdata)
Conversations with Cliff may include a deep dive into the Distributed Parallel Gradient Boosting Machine, as well as R & H2O, Spark & H2O, and using H20 to do math at scale. Read more.
4:15pm–4:55pm Friday, 10/17/2014
Data Science
Location: 1D
Cliff Click (0xdata)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
H2O presents the worlds fastest Distributed Parallel GBM. GBM is a ML algorithm used to win many recent Kaggle competitions, and is well known for it's high quality results. Read more.