Speaker

Anya Bida, Support Engineer at Alpine Data

Anya Bida

Support Engineer, Alpine Data

In her Tech Support role at Alpine Data, Anya helps System Administrators configure their Enterprise [Spark | Hadoop | Database] clusters and run [SQL | R | Pig | MR | Spark] jobs using Alpine’s Web application. She helps Data Scientists tune ML algorithms written in [R | Java | Scala]. She helps Business Analysts operationalize workflows for actionable business insights. Anya was enticed into the big data world while publishing her NIH-funded signal transduction and protein interactome works during graduate and postdoc fellowships at The Mayo Clinic. Anya graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a major in Biomedical Engineering.

Sessions

Spark Tuning for Enterprise System Administrators

Spark offers the promise of speed, but many enterprises are reluctant to make the leap from Hadoop to Spark. Indeed, System Administrators will face many challenges with tuning Spark performance. This talk is a gentle… Read more