Russell Spitzer, Software Engineer at DataStax

Russell Spitzer

Software Engineer, DataStax

Russell received his Ph.D from UCSF after performing a lot of comparisons of protein binding sites. Following that he joined DataStax to get more involved in the Big Data / Distributed Computing Scene. Currently he spends the majority of his time developing the integration of Cassandra with Hadoop, Spark, Solr and other open source technologies.


A Tale of Two Graph Frameworks on Spark: GraphFrames and Tinkerpop OLAP

Graph is on the rise and it’s time to start learning about scalable graph analytics! In this session we will go over two Spark-based Graph Analytics frameworks: Tinkerpop and GraphFrames. While both frameworks can express… Read more