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 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, Cassandra since 0.6. He is a big believer in GitHub, open source, and meetups, and have given talks at various conferences including Spark Summit, Cassandra Summit, FOSS4G, and Scala Days. He has a Bachelors and Masters of Electrical Engineering, with distinction, from Stanford University. In his spare time he is a family man, photographer, foodie, avid Oakland Athletics fan, and committed follower of Jesus.
Evan’s talk is now available on the Chariot Solutions site.