Speaker

Hossein Falaki, Software Engineer at Databricks

Hossein Falaki

Software Engineer, Databricks

Hossein Falaki is a software engineer and data scientist at Databricks, working on the next big thing. Prior to that he was a data scientist at Apple’s personal assistant, Siri. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA, where he was a member of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS).

Sessions

Parallelizing Existing R Packages with SparkR

R is the latest language added to Apache Spark, and the SparkR API is slightly different from PySpark. With the release of Spark 2.0, the R API officially supports executing user code on distributed data.… Read more