Ground: Managing Metadata - Vikram Sreekanti

September 23, 2016 Vikram Sreekanti

Ground: Managing Metadata in the Big Data Ecosystem

Today’s data has changed drastically and we look at data much differently. Depending on who you are and what services you’re providing, you may combine data pieces in different ways through metadata – a set of data that describes and gives information about other data. Expert Vikram Sreekanti explains Ground, an open source project that impacts a wide range of data tasks, such as data inventory, usage tracking, model-specific interpretation, reproducibility, interoperability and collective governance. 

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Vikram Sreekanti

Vikram Sreekanti is a software engineer working on research in the AMPLab at UC Berkeley. A graduate of Berkeley’s computer science department, he has served as a teaching assistant at Berkeley and an intern at Cloudera and Yammer. He is a first year PhD student.

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