Speaker

Vida Ha, Solutions Engineer at Databricks

Vida Ha

Solutions Engineer, Databricks

Vida is currently a Solutions Engineer at Databricks where her job is to onboard and support customers using Spark on Databricks Cloud. In her past, she worked on scaling Square’s Reporting Analytics System. She first began working with distributed computing at Google, where she improved search rankings of mobile-specific web content and built and tuned language models for speech recognition using a year’s worth of Google search queries. She’s passionate about accelerating the adoption of Apache Spark to bring the combination of speed and scale of data processing to the mainstream.

Sessions

Not Your Father's Database: How to Use Apache Spark Properly in Your Big Data Architecture

This session will cover a series of problems that are adequately solved with Apache Spark, as well as those that are require additional technologies to implement correctly. Here’s an example outline of some of the… Read more