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Holden Karau

Holden Karau is a transgender Canadian open source engineer at Netflix focusing on Apache Spark, Beam, and related big data tools. Previously, she worked at IBM, Alpine, Databricks, Google, Foursquare, and Amazon. Holden is the coauthor of Learning Spark, High Performance Spark, and another Spark book that’s a bit more out of date. She is a committer & PMC member for Apache Spark and committer on Apache SystemML and Apache Mahout projects.

Machine Learning

Creating Multi-language Pipelines with Apache Spark or Avoid Having to Rewrite spaCy into Java

In this guest post, Holden Karau, Apache Spark Committer, provides insights on how to create multi-language pipelines with Apache Spark and avoid rewriting spaCy into Java. She has already written a complementary blog post on using spaCy to process text data for Domino. Karau is a Developer Advocate at Google as well as a co-author on High Performance Spark and Learning Spark. She also has a repository of her talks, code reviews, and code sessions on Twitch and Youtube.

By Holden Karau5 min read

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