Scaling Data Science with Spark and R – Javier Luraschi, Software Engineer, RStudio

In this talk you will learn what makes R a great platform for Data Science, even when running large-scale workloads. You will learn why R and Spark are a great combination and how to make use of them with tools like RStudio and services like Qubole. In addition, we will also present new advancements in Spark and R to easily process time series data, efficient sampling, and state-of-the-art GPU acceleration with RAPIDS.