Sr. Data Engineer's Job Speedup from 90 min. to 24 min.

  • 73%
  • Faster
  • $100K
  • Saved on AWS

Sr. Data Engineer at Global Streaming Company

In the self-written blog post below, a Sr. Data Engineer chronicles his experience with the Spark Autotuner for EMR. In the blog post we helped accelerate a job from 90 to 24 minutes, which was amazing to see!

The first job I put into the autotuner went from processing in around 90 minutes to 25 minutes after I changed the configurations, only using a slightly larger cluster. However, that time save makes up for using more nodes, so it definitely worked to our advantage.

Matthew Weingarten

Extrapolated over a full year, our anticipated savings to his company was over $100K on AWS! Obviously this doesn’t include the extra time savings of removing the current manual guesswork of provisioning clusters.

User’s blogpost here

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