Gnarly Data Waves

Episode 5


February 7, 2023

Apache Iceberg Office Hours

Get all your Apache Iceberg questions answered at Apache Iceberg office hours. Questions on architecture, migration and anything else are welcomed!

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Alex Merced

Alex Merced

Alex Merced is a developer advocate for Dremio and has worked as a developer and instructor for companies like GenEd Systems, Crossfield Digital, CampusGuard and General Assembly. Alex is passionate about technology and has put out tech content on outlets such as blogs, videos and his podcasts Datanation and Web Dev 101. Alex Merced has contributed a variety of libraries in the Javascript & Python worlds including SencilloDB, CoquitoJS, dremio-simple-query and more.

Jason Hughes

Jason Hughes

Jason Hughes is the Director of Technical Advocacy at Dremio. Previously at Dremio, he’s been a Product Director, Technical Director and a Senior Solutions Architect. He’s been working in technology and data for over a decade, including roles as tech lead for the field at Dremio, the pre-sales and post-sales lead for Presto and QueryGrid for the Americas at Teradata, and leading the development, deployment, and management of a custom CRM system for multiple auto dealerships. He is passionate about making customers and individuals successful and self-sufficient. When he’s not working, he’s usually taking his dog to the dog park, playing hockey, or cooking (when he feels like it). He lives in San Diego, California.

Dipankar Mazumdar

Dipankar Mazumdar

Dipankar is currently a Developer Advocate at Dremio where his primary focus is advocating data practitioners such as engineers, architects & scientists on Dremio’s lakehouse platform & various open-sourced projects such as Apache Iceberg, Arrow, etc. that helps data teams apply & scale analytics. In his past roles, he worked at the intersection of Machine Learning & Data visualization. Dipankar holds a Masters in Computer Science and his research area is Explainable AI.

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