Contributor: Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji

MapR Converge Blog author, Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji

Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji leads business development for Databricks where he splits his time between overseeing strategic partnerships and ecosystem development, and yes, writing code. Prior to Databricks, he was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Co., where he advised leading technology companies and enterprises on Next Generation IT and Big Data. He holds a a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley.

Blog Posts by Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji

May 15, 2015 | By Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji

Enterprise-Grade Spark: Leveraging Hadoop for Production Success

Apache Spark recently celebrated its five-year anniversary as an open source project. While we are always humbled and excited by the open source success of Spark, it gives us far greater pleasure in knowing that there are more and more organizations this...

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April 10, 2014 | By Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji

Databricks and MapR Partner to Provide Enterprise Support for Spark

This is a guest blog from our partners at Databricks. Today, MapR announced that it will distribute and support the Apache Spark platform as part of the MapR Distribution for Hadoop in partnership with Databricks. We’re thrilled to start on this journey...

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