Jeff Xu is an accomplished veteran engineer specializing in enterprise big data software. With a passion for cutting-edge technologies and a proven track record in developing and implementing robust data systems, Jeff plays a pivotal role in architecting and developing the modern analytic platform for Workday as a Principal Software Development Engineer. Jeff earned his Master degree from the University of Science and Technologies of China and Bachelor from Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Harnessing the Power of Dual Query Engines: Unifying Presto and Spark for Interactive and Advanced Analytics.
In the modern data-driven world, the need for powerful and versatile data access services has never been greater. Our approach at Workday is a unique dual query engine, leveraging the strengths of both Presto and Spark. This innovative configuration caters to a broad spectrum of needs, from interactive analytics to advanced machine learning tasks.
This talk will provide an in-depth exploration of the design, implementation, and benefits of our dual query engine system. We'll delve into how we facilitate user data access via a REST API and CLI, and ensure security through a unified enterprise model. We'll demonstrate how this dual query engine meets diverse analytical requirements, providing users with the tools needed to extract maximum value from their data.
Whether you are an engineer, a data scientist, or a business leader, this talk will offer valuable insights into the future of data analytics and how dual query engines can elevate your data operations to new heights.