Brad Carlile, Sr. Director Solution Architecture Engineering at Oracle

Brad Carlile

Sr. Director Solution Architecture Engineering, Oracle

Brad Carlile is Senior Director of Strategic Applications Engineering at Oracle. His engineering team explores the performance of x86 and SPARC servers on database, analytics, and application workloads. Additionally, his group conducts detailed performance analysis on Oracle systems and competitive systems. Previous to Oracle he worked at Sun where he was responsible for benchmarking and performance innovations. Previous to Sun he worked on performance at Cray Research and Floating Point Systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Northwestern University and is the author of over two dozen technical papers in high performance commercial and scientific computing.


Spark SQL: Another 16x Faster After Tungsten

Apache Spark 2.1.0 boosted the performance of Apache Spark SQL due to Project Tungsten software improvements. Another 16x times faster has been achieved by using Oracle’s innovations for Apache Spark SQL. This 16x improvement is… Read more