Distributed system architecture:

  • How to design scalable system using different architecture

 

Parallel Computing:

  • How to implement and utilize distributed file system

 

Database optimization

  • How to optimize DB access throughput

  • Clock synchronization in a distributed system

  • Consistent read/write support

  • How to add transaction support in your application that uses non-transactional database.

  • Design data model used in NoSQL datastore

 

Use Distributed System for applications, such as:

  • Graph analysis

  • Large Scale Machine Learning

  • SOA(For enterprise level software systems)

Skills

Language Skills:

  • C/C++: Mostly used during undergraduate study and internship

  • Java: Used heavily when working at Amazon

  • Javascript: Used it extensively to build internal UI tools at Amazon

  • Ruby, Python, Bash

 

Tools:

  • AWS:  DynamoDB, S3, SNS, SQS, SWF, ElasticBeanStalk

 

Framework:

  • Spark, SpringMVC, Spring, Tomcat, Rails

 

MOOCs I have taken:

https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning

https://www.coursera.org/course/mmds

https://www.coursera.org/course/networksonline

Research and Study Interests