Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Lena Hall

Lena Hall
Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft

Website | @lenadroid

Lena Hall is a senior software engineer and developer advocate at Microsoft working on Azure, where she focuses on large-scale distributed systems and modern architectures. Lena has more than 10 years of experience in software engineering with a focus on distributed cloud programming, real-time system design, highly scalable and performant systems, big data analysis, data science, functional programming, and machine learning. Previously, she was a senior software engineer at Microsoft Research. She’s an elected member of the F# Software Foundation’s board of trustees, co-organizes a conference called ML4ALL, and is often an invited member of program committees for conferences like Kafka Summit, Lambda World, and others. Lena holds a master’s degree in computer science.


1:15pm–1:55pm Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Distributed Data
Location: 230 B Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Lena Hall (Microsoft)
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Data is generated at an ever-increasing rate, so your architecture for ingesting these incoming influxes of data needs to be flexible, scalable, fast, and resilient. Alena Hall walks you through using distributed systems like Apache Kafka and Spark Streaming to process data coming from multiple sources in real time, do processing, and perform machine learning tasks. Read more.