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Tuesday, November 15 • 15:30 - 16:20
Getting Started Contributing to Apache Spark - Holden Karau, IBM

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Apache Spark is one of the most popular tools for big data, and with over 400 open pull requests as of this writing very active in terms of development as well. With such a large volume of contributions, it can feel difficult to started contributing to Apache Spark. This talk is developer focused and will walk through how to find good issues to start with, formatting code, finding reviewers, and what to expect in the code review process. We will also talk about alternatives to contributing to Apache Spark directly (such as creating packages).

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Holden Karau

Principal Software Engineer, IBM
Holden Karau is a software development engineer and is active in open source. She a co-author of Learning Spark & Fast Data Processing with Spark and has taught intro Spark workshops. Prior to IBM she worked on a variety of big data, search, and classification problems at Alpine, DataBricks, Google, Foursquare, and Amazon. She graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelors of Mathematics in Computer Science. Outside of computers she... Read More →

Tuesday November 15, 2016 15:30 - 16:20
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