Birds of a Feather Session: Apache Spark on Kubernetes

Come learn about Apache Spark’s Kubernetes scheduler backend, new in Spark 2.3! Meet project contributors and network with community members interested in running Spark on Kubernetes. Learn about upcoming Spark features for Kubernetes support, and find out how to contribute to the project. Discover new tools in the Spark on Kubernetes ecosystem, and trade tips on how to run Spark jobs on your Kubernetes cluster.



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About Erik Erlandson

Erik Erlandson is a Software Engineer at Red Hat, where he investigates analytics use cases and scalable deployments for Apache Spark in the cloud. He also consults on internal data science and analytics projects. Erik is a contributor to Apache Spark and other open source projects in the Spark ecosystem, including the Spark on Kubernetes community project, Algebird and Scala..

About Felix Cheung

Felix is the VP of Engineering at SafeGraph, bringing over 20 years of engineering and 7 years of data experience. He led teams in Uber's Data Platform and was pivotal in rebuilding their open-source program. Previously he spent time at Microsoft and startups. Felix is a strong proponent of open-source; as a Member of the Apache Software Foundation, he works on Apache Spark (data), Apache Zeppelin (notebook), and also helps mentor 6 projects in the Apache Incubator, including geospatial project Apache Sedona, and leading Apache Superset (visualization) to graduate.