Sameer Farooqui

Sameer Farooqui

Biography

Sameer is a Client Services Engineer at Databricks, where he works with customers on Apache Spark deployments. He has extensive industry expertise in the Hadoop ecosystem, Cassandra, Couchbase and general NoSQL domain. Prior to Databricks, Sameer worked 2 years as a freelance big data consultant + trainer globally and taught 100+ big data courses. Before that, Sameer was a Systems Architect at Hortonworks, an Emerging Data Platforms Consultant at Accenture R&D and a Enterprise Consultant for Symantec/VERITAS (specializing in VCS, VVR, SF-HA).

Webcasts

Webcast: Spark + Cassandra: Technical Integration Details November 12, 2014 This webcast will cover an architecture deep dive around how the Apache Cassandra database integrates with the Apache Spark computation engine.