data science

E10 Jim Dowling, CEO of Logical Clocks

AI Ireland

Welcome to episode ten of AI in Action, the podcast that explores the applications and implications of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Ireland.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

Today’s guest is Jim Dowling, who is the CEO of Logical Clocks and an Associate Professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. His research concentrates on building systems support for machine learning at scale.  Jim is also the lead architect of Hops Hadoop, the world’s fastest and most scalable Hadoop distribution and only Hadoop platform with support for GPUs as a resource.

In today’s really  interesting episode, you will learn about:

  • What inspired Jim to set up Hops Hadoop
  • Challenges he faced in building the first hierarchal file system with distributed metadata
  • The importance of…

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