ODSC WEST 2015 | Wes McKinney – “Ibis: Scalable Python Analytics on Hadoop and SQL Engines”

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Abstract: While Python is a de-facto language for modern data engineering and data science, Python development has been confined to local data processing—thereby limiting its users to smaller data sets.

Bio: Wes McKinney is the main author of pandas, the popular open source Python library for data analysis. He is an active speaker and participant in the Python and open source communities and is currently an engineer at Cloudera. He worked as a quantitative analyst at AQR Capital Management and Python consultant before founding DataPad, a data analytics company, in 2013. He graduated from MIT with an S.B. in Mathematics.

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