Speaker

Gaoxiang Liu, Software Engineer at Facebook

Gaoxiang Liu

Software Engineer, Facebook

Gaoxiang is a software engineer in the Ads Data Infrastructure team at Facebook. His team focuses on the data warehouse computation and storage efficiency, stability as well as operational intelligence of data infrastructures used in Facebook Ads. He is a contributor to Apache Spark, and is passionate about leveraging efficient batch compute engines to solve real world problems at Facebook scale. Gaoxiang received M.S. in EECS at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Sessions

Tuning Apache Spark for Large-Scale Workloads

Apache Spark is a fast and flexible compute engine for a variety of diverse workloads. Optimizing performance for different applications often requires an understanding of Spark internals and can be challenging for Spark application developers.… Read more