Reynold is an Apache Spark PMC member and the top contributor to the project. He initiated and led efforts such as DataFrames and Project Tungsten. He is also a cofounder and Chief Architect at Databricks.
Keynote from Spark + AI Summit 2019: Reynold Xin, Databricks, Brooke Wenig, Databricks
Big data and AI are joined at the hip: the best AI applications require massive amounts of constantly updated training data to build state-of-the-art models AI has always been on of the most exciting applications of big data and Apache Spark. Increasingly Spark users want to integrate Spark with distributed deep learning and machine learning frameworks built for state-of-the-art training. This talk introduces a new project that substantially improves the performance and fault-recovery of distributed deep learning and machine learning frameworks on Spark.