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Speaker "Jeremy Pollack" Details

Name :
jeremy pollack
Company :
Title :
Big Data Architect
Topic :

Hadoop, HBase, and DNA Analysis at Ancestry.com

Abstract :

Find out how Ancestry.com can find your long-lost relatives in a pool of hundreds of thousands! Previous implementations of this technology were limited to relatively small populations. In this presentation, I'll talk about how we leverage HBase and Hadoop to analyze DNA at an unprecedented scale.

Profile :

Jeremy is a senior engineer at Ancestry.com, where he supports a team of scientists and makes their discoveries scale. In the past, he’s written code that withstood the traffic from a Superbowl ad, created the content management system for one of the web’s most popular parenting sites, and oversaw the technology needs of a well-known online magazine. When he’s not coding, he enjoys reading, playing the darbuka, and throwing awesome dinner parties.