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Spark + Parquet in depth

Spark + Parquet in depth

Overview

Emily Curtin is a software engineer at The Weather Company (now IBM) working on the data engineering platform team. Robbie Strickland is vice president, engines and pipelines, IBM Watson Data Platform, at IBM. In this podcast, they give a technical overview of how Parquet works and how recent improvements from Tungsten enable SparkSQL to take advantage of this design to provide fast queries. They will speak on this topic on Thursday, 9 February 2017, at 3:20 PM Eastern in Ballroom B at Spark Summit East 2017

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