Speaker

Nicolas Poggi, IT Professional at Barcelona Super Computing

Nicolas Poggi

IT Professional, Barcelona Super Computing

Nicolas Poggi is an IT professional and researcher with a focus on performance and scalability of data-intensive applications. Nicolas leads a new research project on upcoming architectures for Big Data at the Barcelona Super Computing and Microsoft Research Joint Center in Barcelona. Nicolas combines a pragmatic approach to performance and scalability from his industry experience with research in server resource management and Machine Learning. Nicolas is a frequent speaker at and organizer for the Barcelona performance and operations community. He holds a PhD from BarcelonaTech (UPC).

Sessions

The State of Apache Spark in the Cloud

Cloud providers currently offer convenient on-demand managed big data clusters (PaaS) with a pay-as-you-go model. In PaaS, analytical engines such as Spark and Hive come ready to use, with a general-purpose configuration and upgrade management.… Read more