Kent Buenaventura

, Unity

Kent Buenaventura, is a senior member of Unity’s Analytics Team, helping build and re-architect the big data infrastructure. Previously, he worked on building scalable game servers at DeNA and developed games at Sunstorm Interactive.

Past sessions

Summit Europe 2016 Hive to Spark—Journey and Lessons Learned

October 25, 2016 05:00 PM PT

Unity is one of the largest game development platforms. We analyze billions of events daily. Our legacy data infrastructure is based on Hive and MapReduce. Having reached a scalability barrier we decided to re-architect our infrastructure to use Spark as the primary processing engine. It supports our realtime and on-demand processing needs. In this talk we will present how we approached migrating from Hive to Spark and the issues that we faced along the way.