Speaker

Jules Damji, Apache Spark Community Evangelist at Databricks

Jules Damji

Apache Spark Community Evangelist, Databricks

Jules S. Damji is an Apache Spark Community Evangelist and Developer Advocate at Databricks. He is a hands-on developer with over 15 years of experience and has worked at leading companies building large-scale distributed systems. He holds a B.Sc and M.Sc in Computer Science and MA in Political Advocacy and Communication from Oregon State University, Cal State, and Johns Hopkins University respectively.

Sessions

BoF Discussion-Apache Spark Meetup Organizers

Today, we have 625 and 430K spark meetups and members respectively around the globe. How can we work, share, collaborate, and promote speakers and sessions? This BoF is for anyone who’s Spark Meetup Orangizer, attendee,…

A Tale of Three Apache Spark APIs: RDDs, DataFrames, and Datasets

Of all the developers’ delight, none is more attractive than a set of APIs that make developers productive, that are easy to use, and that are intuitive and expressive. Apache Spark offers these APIs across… Read more