Speaker

Paula Ta-Shma, Research Scientist at IBM

Paula Ta-Shma

Research Scientist, IBM

Dr. Paula Ta-Shma is a Research Scientist in the IBM Cloud and Data Technologies group. She is currently working on cloud storage infrastructure for the Internet of Things, and leads several related research efforts. She led IBM efforts in the EU funded COSMOS project as well as various other research projects such as Continuous Data Protection. Her work has been presented at multiple industry conferences including the Apache Spark Summit, the OpenStack summit and IBM InterConnect, as well as academic conferences such as FAST and SYSTOR. She holds M.Sc. and PhD degrees in computer science from the Hebrew University.

Sessions

Using Pluggable Apache Spark SQL Filters to Help GridPocket Users Keep Up with the Jones' (and save the planet)

Analyzing and comparing your energy consumption with that of other consumers provides healthy peer pressure and useful insight leading to energy conservation and impacting the bottom line. We helped GridPocket (http://www.gridpocket.com/), a smart grid company… Read more