About the Speaker
Nong co-founded Okera in 2016, and currently serves as CTO. Prior to that, he led performance engineering for Spark core and SparkSQL at Databricks. Before Databricks, he served as the tech lead for the Impala project at Cloudera. Nong is also one of the original authors of the Apache Parquet project. He has a bachelor's in computer science from Brown University.
Okera provides flexibility of choice in query and analytics tools, computing and data modeling frameworks while supporting concurrent workloads and concurrent users in hybrid cloud and multi-data store environments.
Okera allows policy enforcement through fine-grained access control down to the level of a singular cell and scaling to support governance of petabytes of data.
Okera enables you to maintain continuous knowledge of your data and its usage through rich audit trails and data usage statistics.