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Gene Pang

Software Engineer, Tachyon Nexus, Inc

Gene Pang is a software engineer at Tachyon Nexus. He recently graduated with a Ph.D. from the AMPLab at UC Berkeley, working on distributed database systems. Before starting at Berkeley, he worked at Google and has an M.S. from Stanford University, and B.S. from Cornell University.


Production Spark and Tachyon Use Cases

During the past several years, Spark has significantly changed the landscape of big data computing. It improves performance of various applications dramatically. However, in certain Spark use cases, the bottleneck is in the I/O stack.…