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Nishith Agarwal

Nishith Agarwal
Nishith Agarwal currently leads the Hudi project at Uber and works largely on data ingestion. His interests lie in large scale distributed systems. Nishith is one of the initial engineers of Uber’s data team and helped scale Uber's data platform to over 100 petabytes while reducing data latency from hours to minutes.

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Consistent Data Partitioning through Global Indexing for Large Apache Hadoop Tables at Uber

Performing updates of individual records in Uber's over 100 petabyte Apache Hadoop data lake required building Global Index, a component that manages data bookkeeping and lookups at scale.
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DBEvents: A Standardized Framework for Efficiently Ingesting Data into Uber’s Apache Hadoop Data Lake

Uber engineers discuss the development of DBEvents, a change data capture system designed for high data quality and freshness that is capable of operating on a global scale.

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