Holden Karau, Software Engineer at IBM

Holden Karau

Software Engineer, IBM

Holden Karau is a software development engineer and is active in open source. She’s the co-author of “Learning Spark” and other Spark books and has taught Spark workshops. Prior to IBM, she worked on a variety of big data, search, and classification problems at Alpine, DataBricks, Google, Foursquare, and Amazon. She graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelors of Mathematics in Computer Science.


Beyond Collect and Parallelize for Tests

As Spark jobs are used for more mission critical tasks, beyond exploration, it is important to have effective tools for testing. This talk expands on “Effective Testing For Spark Programs” (not required to have been… Read more