Holden Karau, Software Engineer at IBM

Holden Karau

Software Engineer, IBM

Holden Karau is a software development engineer and is active in open source. She’s the co-author of “Learning Spark” and other Spark books and has taught Spark workshops. Prior to IBM, she worked on a variety of big data, search, and classification problems at Alpine, DataBricks, Google, Foursquare, and Amazon. She graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelors of Mathematics in Computer Science.


Getting The Best Performance With PySpark

This talk assumes you have a basic understanding of Spark and takes us beyond the standard intro to explore what makes PySpark fast and how to best scale our PySpark jobs. If you are using… Read more