Evan Chan

Evan Chan

Evan loves to design, build, and improve bleeding edge distributed data and backend systems using the latest in open source technologies. He is the creator of the FiloDB open-source distributed analytical OLAP database, as well as the Spark Job Server. He has led the design and implementation of multiple big data platforms based on Storm, Spark, Kafka, Cassandra, and Scala/Akka, including a columnar real-time distributed query engine. He is an active contributor to the Apache Spark project, and a Datastax Cassandra MVP. He has built Spark applications since Spark 0.8, and Cassandra applications since 0.6. He is a big believer in GitHub, open source, and meetups, and has given talks at various conferences including Spark Summit, Cassandra Summit, FOSS4G, and Scala Days.

Evan has a Bachelor’s degree and a Master's of Electrical Engineering degree, with distinction, from Stanford University. He is currently a distinguished engineer at Tuplejump.

Twitter: @evanfchan

Webcast: Fast and Simplified Streaming, Ad-Hoc and Batch Analytics with FiloDB and Spark Streaming
March 16, 2016
In this webcast, we will demonstrate some use cases of FiloDB that have enabled flexible ad-hoc analytics for a new generation of real-time Spark and Spark Streaming applications, while also simplifying the stack.