Srini Penchikala currently works as Senior Software Architect in Austin, Texas. He is also the Lead Editor for Big Data and NoSQL Database communities at InfoQ (http://www.infoq.com/author/Srini-Penchikala). Srini has over 20 years of experience in software architecture, design and development. He is currently authoring a book titled "Big Data Processing with Apache Spark He is also the co-author of "Spring Roo in Action" book (http://www.manning.com/SpringRooinAction) from Manning Publications. Srini has presented at conferences like Big Data Conference, Enterprise Data World, JavaOne, SEI Architecture Technology Conference (SATURN), IT Architect Conference (ITARC), No Fluff Just Stuff, NoSQL Now and Project World Conference. He also published several articles on software architecture, security and risk management, and NoSQL databases on websites like InfoQ, The ServerSide, OReilly Network (ONJava), DevX Java, java.net and JavaWorld.