Matei Zaharia, Co-founder and Chief Technologist at Databricks

Matei Zaharia

Co-founder and Chief Technologist, Databricks

Matei Zaharia is an assistant professor of computer science at Stanford University and Chief Technologist at Databricks. He started the Spark project during his PhD at UC Berkeley in 2009. Before that, Matei worked broadly in datacenter systems, co-starting the Apache Mesos project and contributing as a committer on Apache Hadoop. Matei’s research was recognized through the 2014 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award for the best PhD dissertation in computer science.


Deep Learning and Streaming in Apache Spark 2.x

2017 continues to be an exciting year for Apache Spark. I will talk about new updates in two major areas in the Spark community this year: stream processing with Structured Streaming, and deep learning with… Read more