Improving GPU Performance for Large-Scale Analytics

Speaker: Joe Eaton
Speaker Joe Eaton
Joe is the technical lead for Accelerated Graph and Data Analytics at NVIDIA. Before, he was Chief Scientist at Object Reservoir, producing Finite-Element based 3phase reservoir simulations with automated adaptive meshing technology.  Next he worked as VP of Engineering at Algebraix Data, leading a development team to produce a high-performance ...

Joe is the technical lead for Accelerated Graph and Data Analytics at NVIDIA. Before, he was Chief Scientist at Object Reservoir, producing Finite-Element based 3phase reservoir simulations with automated adaptive meshing technology.  Next he worked as VP of Engineering at Algebraix Data, leading a development team to produce a high-performance SPARQL query engine.  He joined  NVIDIA  in 2013 to work in the CUDA Libraries team on sparse linear algebra methods.


Joe holds a Ph.D. in Computational and Applied Mathematics from UT Austin, a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford, and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.   


Speaker Title:  Technical Lead, Accelerated Graph & Data Analytics


Speaker Company: NVIDIA


 

Full Description

 

Presentation Abstract: 

Learn about the breakthrough level of performance GPUs deliver for large-scale analytics problems. See use cases, architectures and how the latest GPU-accelerated databases can both improve performance and reduce energy and data center costs.

Eaton will discuss the latest GPU-accelerated databases, graph analytics use cases and how all of this can fit into an existing workflow based on SPARK or HDFS.  

 

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Organizer DATA ANALYTICS STUDY GROUP

Supriya Gupta - 857-264-9460


Yogashri Pradhan - 281-384-5661


 


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When?

Thu, Jun. 1, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. US/Central

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Station Houston
1301 Fannin St. Suite 2440
Houston, TX 77002
United States

 


 

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