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Building a Large Scale Recommendation Engine with Spark and Redis-ML

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Redis-ML is a Redis module for high performance, real-time serving of Spark-ML models. It allows users to train large complex models in Spark, and then store and query the models directly on Redis clusters. The high throughput and low latency of Redis-ML allows users to perform heavy classification operations in real time while using a minimal number of servers. This unique architecture enables significant savings in resources compared to current commonly used methods, without loss in precision or server performance.

This session will demonstrate how to build a production-level recommendation system from the ground up using Spark-ML and Redis-ML. It will also describe performance and accuracy benchmarks, comparing the results with current standard methods.

Session hashtag: #SFeco13

Shay Nativ, Software Developer at Redis Labs

About Shay

Shay is an experienced software developer, architect, and entrepreneur. He was the founder and VP R&D of Peak-Dynamics—an energy saving solution for water utilities and CTO at Utab, a web platform for musicians. Shay loves solving complex problems and writing performant code.