Ram Sriharsha, Senior Member of Technical Staff at Hortonworks

Ram Sriharsha

Senior Member of Technical Staff, Hortonworks

Ram Sriharsha is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Hortonworks, focused on Spark, Machine Learning, and Data Science. Ram is an Apache Spark Committer and PMC Member. Prior to joining Hortonworks, he was Principal Research Scientist at Yahoo Research where he worked on large scale machine learning algorithms and systems related to login risk detection, sponsored search advertising, and advertising effectiveness measurement.


Monte Carlo Simulations in Ad-Lift Measurement Using Spark

Most traditional applications of Spark involve massive data-sets that already exist. A less-commonly encountered use-case, but nevertheless extremely useful, is in Simulations, where massive amounts of data are generated based on model parameters. In this… Read more

Magellan: Spark as a Geospatial Analytics Engine

Suppose you have a large volume of point in space data (think mobile GPS coordinates). You want to join this dataset with shapes (be it neighborhoods in New York boroughs, the road system in NYC,… Read more