Speaker

Berni Schiefer, Fellow at IBM

Berni Schiefer

Fellow, IBM

Berni Schiefer is an IBM Fellow in the IBM Analytics Group. He is based in San Francisco at the IBM Spark Technology Centre and is responsible for a global team that focusses on the performance and scalability of products and solutions in the Analytics Group, specifically for Big Data technologies including Spark, BigInsights, Big SQL, dashDB, DB2 pureScale and DB2 with BLU acceleration. His passion is in bringing advanced technology to market with a particular emphasis on exploiting processor, memory, networking, storage technology and other hardware and software acceleration technologies.

Sessions

Practical Large Scale Experiences with Spark 2.0 Machine Learning

Spark 2.0 provided strong performance enhancements to the Spark core while advancing Spark ML usability to use data frames. But what happens when you run Spark 2.0 machine learning algorithms on a large cluster with… Read more