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Gita Koblents

Gita Koblents

Gita Koblents is a JIT compiler developer at the IBM Runtimes Technology Center. She leads exploitation of SIMD, GPU, and other forms of parallelism, in IBM JIT.

Location: Toronto

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Gita Koblents
Gita Koblents
5 months ago

Bringing Apache Spark™ Closer to SIMD and GPU

by Gita Koblents, Kazuaki Ishizaki, Hiroshi Inoue Accelerating the Apache Spark™ execution engine has always been a focus of the Spark development community. As a result, significant performance improvements were delivered in Spark 2.0 compared with Spark 1.6. Most of the improvements were implemented as part of Project Tungsten. The goal of Project Tungsten is to push Spark performance closer to... Read More