Mahmoud Parsian

Mahmoud Parsian

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Mahmoud Parsian, Ph.D. in Computer Science, is a practicing software professional with 30 years of experience as a developer, designer, architect, and author. For the past 15 years, he has been involved in Java server-side, databases, MapReduce, and distributed computing. Dr. Parsian is currently with Illumina and leads the "Big Data" team.He is leading and developing scalable regression algorithms, DNA-Seq, RNA-Seq pipelines using Java, MapReduce/Hadoop/HBase/Spark, and open source tools.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Architecting scalable systems
  • Java server-side
  • Distributed Computing
  • MapReduce
  • Hadoop
  • Spark
  • HBase
  • Databases
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing



Webcast: Apache Spark Solution for Rank Product August 25, 2015 In this webcast Mahmoud Parsian will present two distinct Spark solutions: (using groupByKey() and combineByKey()) for solving the rank product .
Webcast: All-vs-all: Efficient correlation using Spark/Hadoop July 23, 2015 The webcast covers Pearson and Spearman correlations implemented in Spark/Hadoop.