Speaker

William Benton, Data Scientist at Red Hat

William Benton

Data Scientist, Red Hat

William Benton leads a team of data scientists and engineers at Red Hat, where he has applied analytic techniques to problems ranging from forecasting cloud infrastructure costs to designing better cycling workouts. His current focus is designing infrastructure for next-generation data-driven applications, but he has also conducted research and development in the areas of static program analysis, managed language runtimes, logic databases, cluster configuration management, and music technology. Benton holds a PhD in computer sciences from the University of Wisconsin.

Sessions

Building Machine Learning Algorithms on Apache Spark

There are lots of reasons why you might want to implement your own machine learning algorithms on Spark: you might want to experiment with a new idea, try and reproduce results from a recent research… Read more