Speaker

Yuval Degani, Senior Manager of Engineering at Mellanox Technologies

Yuval Degani

Senior Manager of Engineering, Mellanox Technologies

Yuval Degani is a Senior Manager of Engineering in Mellanox Technologies, leading a team of Software Engineers based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His team’s focus is introducing new network acceleration technologies to Big Data and Machine Learning frameworks. Before that, Yuval was a developer, an architect and later a team lead in the areas of low-level kernel development for cutting edge high-performance network devices. Yuval holds a BSc in Computer Science from the Technion Institute of Technology, Israel.

Sessions

Accelerating Shuffle: A Tailor-Made RDMA Solution for Apache Spark

The opportunity in accelerating Spark by improving its network data transfer facilities has been under much debate in the last few years. RDMA (remote direct memory access) is a network acceleration technology that is very… Read more