Reza Farivar

Dr. Farivar received his PhD in 2012 in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His PhD research focused on Cloud Computing, Big Data platforms, and iterative Big Data algorithms. His other research interests include customized algorithms for computational accelerators such as GPUs. In conjunction with his postdoctoral research, he co-founded a startup company, Accelerated Genomics, working on GPU-accelerated Big Data algorithms in the field of bioinformatics. He joined Yahoo as a senior software development engineer in 2014, where he is involved with the development of Yahoo’s Big Data platforms. He currently works on Apache Storm and Spark frameworks.
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Cloud Computing Applications, Part 1: Cloud Systems and Infrastructure (Coursera)

Welcome to the Cloud Computing Applications course, the first part of a two-course series designed to give you a comprehensive view on the world of Cloud Computing and Big Data! In this first course we cover a multitude of technologies that comprise the modern concept of cloud computing. Cloud [...]
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Cloud Computing Applications, Part 2: Big Data and Applications in the Cloud (Coursera)

Welcome to the Cloud Computing Applications course, the second part of a two-course series designed to give you a comprehensive view on the world of Cloud Computing and Big Data! In this second course we continue Cloud Computing Applications by exploring how the Cloud opens up data analytics of [...]
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Average: 10 ( 4 votes )

Cloud Computing Applications, Part 2: Big Data and Applications in the Cloud (Coursera)

Welcome to the Cloud Computing Applications course, the second part of a two-course series designed to give you a comprehensive view on the world of Cloud Computing and Big Data! In this second course we continue Cloud Computing Applications by exploring how the Cloud opens up data analytics [...]
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