Subbu Thiruppathy is a Software Engineer at Capital One, where he focuses on putting fast, scalable, in-house Java APIs into production and in the cloud on AWS. He recently co-presented at the Fast Data DC Meet up. Subbu received a B.S. and M.S. degree in Computer Science from Anna University, India. He has been active API developer for over 7 years and has extensive experience in the Banking and Credit Cards domain. Subbu has experience with technologies such as Java, Spark, AWS, AKKA Play, Struts, Hibernate and Spring.
Building Real-time Targeting Capabilities on AWS
A team of data and software engineers and data scientists at Capital One are experimenting with various technologies to enable lightning-fast promotional content that visitors will see when they visit Capital One’s website looking to apply for a credit card. In this presentation we’ll first talk about some of the technologies that we’re exploring such as the Akka-based Play framework, and H2O, a popular open source machine learning library. We will explore our evolution of data science and the H2O tools used to create the groundwork for continuous and automated testing and optimization, with the ability to scale across the entire company. Then conclude with a quick demo followed by a few tips and tricks that we learned along the way.