Zhan Zhang, Software Engineer at Facebook

Zhan Zhang

Software Engineer, Facebook

Zhan Zhang is a Software Engineer at Facebook, where he is on the Data Infra group, focusing on large scale distributed systems, especially Apache Spark in production. He obtained his PhD from University of Florida, and is interested in Distributed System and Large Scale machine learning. Zhan is an active contributor to several Apache projects, such as Apache Spark, Yarn, HBase, etc, and has presented his work in Hadoop Summit (Dublin 2016), and HBaseCon (San Francisco, 2016).


Experiences Migrating Hive Workload to SparkSQL

At Facebook, millions of Hive queries are executed on a daily basis, and the workload contributes to important analytics that drive product decisions and insights. Spark SQL in Apache Spark provides much of the same… Read more