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Jeff Dean

Jeff Dean
Google Senior Fellow, Google

Jeff joined Google in 1999 and is currently a Google Senior Fellow in Google’s Knowledge Group. He has co-designed/implemented five generations of Google’s crawling, indexing, and query serving systems, and co-designed/implemented major pieces of Google’s initial advertising and AdSense for Content systems. He is also a co-designer and co-implementor of Google’s distributed computing infrastructure, including the MapReduce, BigTable and Spanner systems, protocol buffers, LevelDB, systems infrastructure for statistical machine translation, and a variety of internal and external libraries and developer tools. He is currently working on large-scale distributed systems for training deep neural models for speech, vision, and text understanding. He is a Fellow of the ACM and the AAAS, a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, and a recipient of the ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences.


Mission City Ballroom
Jeff Dean (Google)
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Today’s large-scale web services provide rapid responses to interactive requests by applying large amounts of computational resources to massive datasets. They typically operate in warehouse-sized datacenters and run on clusters of machines that are shared across many kinds of interactive and batch jobs. Read more.
Office Hours
Table 1 (Exhibit Hall)
Jeff Dean (Google)
Stop by and join Jeff in a free-flowing discussion about his talk (“Achieving Rapid Response Times in Large Online Services”) and more, including techniques for controlling latency in distributed systems, distributed computation and storage systems, and the application of large-scale neural networks to various problems. Read more.