Cloudera Tech Talk

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Date Thu 02/27/14 05:30PM - 07:00PM
Location Wozniak Lounge
Event type Industry
Description Why Big Data is Awesome I work at Cloudera, a leading big data company. Every day, I see how big data is transforming multiple industries and fields of science, and creating enormous social and economic value. UC Berkeley is a major training center for future big data professionals, with dedicated classes, degrees, and research labs. I am here to share the excitement of contributing to a truly transformative technology trend. I will cover (1) how Cloudera's technology enables our customers to deliver immediate improvements to people's daily lives, and (2) my day-to-day experiences of working with the fantastic team at Cloudera. Bio: Yanpei is a member of the Performance Engineering Team at Cloudera, where he works on internal and competitive performance measurement and optimization. His work touches upon multiple interconnected computation frameworks, including Hadoop MapReduce, Impala, HBase, Search, and Hive. He is a former member of the AMP Lab, where he worked with Professor Randy Katz on performance-driven, large-scale system design and evaluation. He received both his undergrad and grad degrees from UC Berkeley.