Nicholas Chammas

Data Engineer, MassMutual

Nick has been working with Spark since 0.9. He’s had stints at Turbine, the Recurse Center, and Databricks. In his free time he hacks on Flintrock, his answer to spark-ec2.


Flintrock: A Faster, Better spark-ec2

spark-ec2 is a handy little tool for spinning up Spark clusters on EC2, but it has a few frustrating problems that are difficult to solve within its current architecture. In this talk, Nick will give… Read more