Speaker

Shivaram Venkataraman, PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley

Shivaram Venkataraman

PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley

Shivaram Venkataraman is a PhD Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley and works with Mike Franklin and Ion Stoica. He is a committer on the Apache Spark project and his research interests are in designing systems for large scale machine-learning. Before coming to Berkeley, he completed his M.S at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and worked as a Software Engineer at Google.

Sessions

Microservices and Teraflops: Effortlessly Scaling Data Science with PyWren

While systems like Apache Spark have moved beyond a simple map-reduce model, many data scientists and scientific users still struggle with complex cluster management and configuration tools when trying to do data processing in the… Read more