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Rohit Agarwal
Worked at Qubole Inc.
Attended Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
Lives in San Francisco, CA, USA
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Convenience of always-on permanent clusters at the cost of on-demand ephemeral clusters at Qubole.
(This post was first published at: Multi-tenant Job History Server for Ephemeral Hadoop and Spark Clusters). Introduction. Qubole Data Service (QDS) allows users to configure logical Hadoop and Spark clusters that are instantiated when required. These clusters auto-scale according to the ...
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Motivation. One of Qubole Data Services' most popular offering is Hive-as-a-Service in the cloud. Users run a large number of ad-hoc, analytical Hive queries against their data in S3 or HDFS. It wasn't apparent to us how many of these queries were truly unique and how many were simple variants.
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I wanted to share an interesting conversation I had with Kiran Divvela back when he was still interviewing. Kiran runs all of our data supply chain activities. He’s one of those rare types that communicates well, has solid management skills, is fluent technically, and was a perfect startup culture fit.  We knew we had to […]
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Interesting talk!
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Awesome guide!
Typography in ten minutes summary of key rules Foreword by Erik Spiekermann Introduction · how to use this book · how to pay for this book · Why typography matters · what is typography? who is typography for? why does typography matter? what is good typography? where do the rules come from?
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This happens a lot!
There were a lot of requests, so we made some Beard Facts shirts and other stuff.  Beard Facts comic here. Tweet
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SSH Agent Forwarding is so convenient. I wish I had known about this before!
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This is really helpful. It would be even better if it was available offline as an `explain` command.
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"Don't let perfect be the enemy of good"
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Software Engineer
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  • Qubole Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2013 - 2016
    Working on the Qubole Data Service (QDS). I focus mainly on backend development which primarily involves optimizing Hadoop and other ecosystem projects to work better in a multitenant cloud environment.I also maintain QDS Python and Java SDKs.
  • USC Viterbi School of Engineering
    Research Intern, 2012 - 2012
    Worked as a Research Intern under Dr. Ewa Deelman, USC Information Sciences Institute.The project comprised of a study evaluating a peer-to-peer approach towards data sharing for workflow applications running on the cloud, and the integration of the approach into an existing workflow management system.The work resulted in a workshop publication.
  • Aston University
    Research Intern, 2011 - 2011
    Worked as a Research Intern under Dr. Radu Calinescu, Aston University.The project comprised of a study evaluating the compute capabilities of virtual machines running on the cloud, and the development of a cloud-based version of a part of an existing software tool for the analysis of Markovian models.
  • CloudFlare Inc
    Software Engineer, 2016 - present
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San Francisco, CA, USA
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Mountain View, CA, USA - Bangalore, Karnataka, India - Los Angeles, CA, USA - Birmingham, UK - Ropar, Punjab, India - Moradabad, UP, India
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Software Engineer. IIT Ropar alumnus. Tech Addict.
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Hello, I am Rohit Agarwal. I am a Software Engineer. I studied Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Ropar.
Education
  • Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
    Computer Science & Engineering, 2009 - 2013
  • K. C. M. School, Moradabad
    2000 - 2009
  • Wilsonia College, Moradabad
    1994 - 2000
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