Thursday, March 23, 2017
SPEAKER: Swami Sivasubramanian, Amazon Web Services
TITLE: From Distributed Systems to Deep Learning: Lessons learnt in building large scale cloud services
Previously, Swami was the General Manager of NoSQL and some big data services in AWS. He managed the engineering, product management and operations for core AWS database services that are the foundational building blocks for AWS: DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache (in-memory engines), Amazon QuickSight, SimpleDB and a few other big data services in the works. Swami has been awarded more than 200 patents, authored around 40 referred scientific papers and journals, and participate in several academic circles and conferences.
In addition to these, he also built more than 15 AWS Cloud Services like CloudFront, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon's Paxos based lock service, original Amazon Dynamo etc. He was also one of the main authors for Amazon Dynamo paper (http://bit.ly/1mDs0Yh) along with Werner Vogels. Amazon Dynamo now is the foundation for many other NoSQL systems like Riak, Cassandra and Voldemort.
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