Speaker

Yasser Idris, Software Engineer at Qatar Computing Research Institute

Yasser Idris

Software Engineer, Qatar Computing Research Institute

I’m a software engineer in the Data Analytics group at Qatar Computing Research Institute(QCRI). I have 14 years of experience in Software development with expertise that span a broad spectrum in the software world, from big data analytics and databases to mobile and web development. Before joining the research world at QCRI, I was in the industry with several startups in Canada and Egypt. I’m a graduate of Computer Science department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University. My personal field interests are algorithm optimizations and complexity theory.

Sessions

Interoperating a Zoo of Data Processing Platforms Using Rheem

We are witnessing a proliferation of big data, which has lead to a zoo of data processing systems. Each system providing a different set of features. For example, Spark provides scalability to analytic tasks, but… Read more