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Unorthodox Paths to High Performance
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| by Alex Rasmussen Follow 0 Followers on Aug 21, 2016 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Save an extra £75.00 with INFOQ75!
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Summary
Alex Rasmussen examines some lessons learned while building record-setting sorting systems at UC San Diego, and how re-examining the assumptions, understanding the hardware, and actively avoiding work can make building high-performance systems easier.

Bio

Alex Rasmussen got his Ph.D. from UC San Diego in 2013. While at UCSD, he worked on really efficient large-scale data processing and set a few world sorting records, making him a hit at parties. He's currently working at Trifacta, helping to build the industry's leading big data washing machine.

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