Speaker

William Benton, Data Scientist at Red Hat

William Benton

Data Scientist, Red Hat

William Benton leads a data science team at Red Hat, where he has applied analytic techniques to problems ranging from forecasting cloud infrastructure costs to designing better cycling workouts. His current development focus is contributing to open-source distributed computing projects, but he has also conducted research and development in the areas of static program analysis, managed language runtimes, logic databases, cluster configuration management, and music technology. Benton holds a PhD in computer sciences from the University of Wisconsin.

Sessions

Optimizing Spark Deployments for Containers: Isolation, Safety, and Performance

Developers love Linux containers, which neatly package up an application and its dependencies and are easy to create and share. However, this unbeatable developer experience hides some deployment challenges for real applications: how do you… Read more