Nezih Yigitbasi, Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Nezih Yigitbasi

Senior Software Engineer, Netflix

Nezih Yigitbasi is a senior software engineer @ Netflix’s Big Data Platform team working on and contributing to various open source projects such as Apache Spark, Presto, Apache Parquet and Apache Hive. Previously he contributed to the design and implementation of various distributed systems in both academia and the industry, including Intel Labs, Carnegie Mellon University, Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), Argela, and Telenity. He holds a PhD in computer science from TUDelft, and an MSc and a BSc in computer engineering from Istanbul Technical University.


Netflix - Productionizing Spark On Yarn For ETL At Petabyte Scale

Apache Spark claims to outperform Hadoop by a huge margin for iterative machine learning workloads. But how does Spark on YARN perform for ETL jobs in a multitenant environment with hundreds of users, thousands of… Read more