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A new era of columnar in-memory analytics


In-memory technologies, such as Apache Spark, and columnar storage technologies, such as Apache Parquet and Apache Kudu, enable high performance analytics on large volumes of data. In this talk we will discuss how columnar in-memory analytics can provide unprecedented speed and eliminate cross-system communication overhead so that organizations can take advantage of multiple databases, execution engines and applications in a single workload.


Tomer Shiran is the CEO and co-founder of Dremio. He is also the founder of the open source Apache Drill project. Prior to Dremio, he was VP product at MapR, where he was responsible for product strategy, roadmap and new feature development. As a member of the executive team, Tomer helped grow the company from five employees to over 300 employees and 700 enterprise customers. Prior to MapR, Tomer held numerous product management and engineering positions at Microsoft and IBM Research. He holds an MS in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in computer science from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, as well as five U.S. patents.