Wes McKinney,  at Cloudera

Wes McKinney


Wes McKinney is the creator of the Python pandas project and author of 2012 bestseller “Python for Data Analysis”. He is a long-time advocate of improving productivity for data engineers and data scientists through better API design and systems development. He created the Ibis project to develop a better overall Python-on-Hadoop experience. He is also a committer on Apache Arrow and a contributor to Apache Kudu (incubating) and Apache Parquet.


High-Performance Python On Spark

This talk will examine ongoing work to more closely integrate the Spark and Python ecosystems to enable more accessible, scalable, and fast analytics for Python users. In particular, I will look at performance and usability… Read more