Michael Armbrust

Michael Armbrust

Michael Armbrust is the lead developer of the Spark SQL project at Databricks. He received his PhD from UC Berkeley in 2013, and was advised by Michael Franklin, David Patterson, and Armando Fox. His thesis focused on building systems that allow developers to rapidly build scalable interactive applications, and specifically defined the notion of scale independence. His interests broadly include distributed systems, large-scale structured storage, and query optimization.

Webcast: Performing Advanced Analytics on Relational Data with Spark SQL
April 29, 2014
In this webcast, we'll examine Spark SQL, a new Alpha component that is part of the Apache Spark 1.0 release.