Speaker

Tejas Patil, Software Engineer at Facebook

Tejas Patil

Software Engineer, Facebook

Tejas is a software engineer at Facebook. For past 3 years, he has been part of Data Infrastructure group at Facebook and primarily worked on building large scale distributed data processing systems responsible for handling batch workloads. He is currently a PMC member and committer of Apache Nutch and has contributed to several open source projects. Tejas obtained a Master Degree in Computer Science from University Of California, Irvine.

Sessions

Experiences with Spark's RDD APIs for Complex, Custom Applications

In this talk, we will discuss several advantages of the Spark RDD API for developing custom applications when compared to pure SQL-like interfaces such as Hive. In particular, we will describe how to control data… Read more