|Alma mater||UC Berkeley (Ph.D.) |
University of Waterloo
|Known for||Apache Spark|
|Institutions||Stanford University |
|Thesis||An Architecture for Fast and General Data Processing on Large Clusters (2013)|
|Doctoral advisor||Ion Stoica |
Zaharia was an undergraduate at the University of Waterloo. While at University of California, Berkeley's AMPLab in 2009, he created Apache Spark as a faster alternative to MapReduce. He received the 2015 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award for his PhD research on large-scale computing.
In 2019, Zaharia received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
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