Holden is a transgender Canadian open source developer advocate @ Google with a focus on Apache Spark, BEAM, and related "big data" tools. She is the co-author of Learning Spark, High Performance Spark, and another Spark book that's a bit more out of date. She is a committer on the Apache Spark, SystemML, and Mahout projects. She was tricked into the world of big data while trying to improve search and recommendation systems and has long since forgotten her original goal.
Debugging PySpark -- Or trying to make sense of a JVM stack trace when you were minding your own bus
Friday 3:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m. in Grand Ballroom A