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Kiran Lonikar

Staff Engineer, Informatica

I have over 21 years of experience in Software development in the domain of optical networking, financial, internet, distributed computing, and big data. My current interests are related to data pipelines, machine learning, and GPUs.

Sessions

Exploiting GPUs for columnar DataFrame operations

Of late, Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) are becoming popular for their extraordinarily low price per flop (performance) due to very high number cores (typically hundreds on PCs/laptops to thousands on server class GPUs). This metric…