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Scala 2017
Sun 22 - Mon 23 October 2017 Vancouver, Canada
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Name: Reynold Xin

Bio: Reynold Xin is a co-founder and Chief Architect at Databricks. At Databricks, he led the development of Apache Spark and was behind many of the recent efforts, e.g.:

  • DataFrame: a high level DSL in Scala/Java/Python/R for working with big data
  • Project Tungsten: a new execution engine to achieve 10X to 100X performance using code generation

Prior to Databricks, he was pursuing PhD research at the UC Berkeley AMPLab, where he worked on large-scale data processing.

Affiliation: Databricks

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