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Published Works

Apache Mahout:Machine Learning on Distributed Dataflow Systems. Robin Anil, Gokhan Capan, Isabel Drost-Fromm, Ted Dunning, Ellen Friedman, Trevor Grant, Shannon Quinn, Paritosh Ranjan, Sebastian Schelter, Ozg ̈ur Yılmazel. Journal of Machine Learning Research, Volume 21. July 2020.

Conference Talks and Other Press

There is a way to be normal… Now see for yourself!  Doug Wood. Our Urban Times. Chicago, IL- August 19, 2020

Affordable COVID-19 Diagnoses for Hospitals: How Open Source Software Helps Andy Oram. Open Health News. August 4, 2020

Introducing Kubeflow
(w. Special Guests Tensorflow and Apache Spark)
1 Trevor Grant. KubeCon: China. Shanghai, CN- June 26, 2019.

Building Cross-Cloud ML Pipelines with Kubeflow with Spark & Tensorflow1 Trevor Grant, Holden Karau. KubeCon: EU. Barecelona, ES- May 22nd, 2019. Video

Cross-Cloud Model Training and Serving with Kubeflow1 Holden Karau, Trevor Grant, Ilan Filonenko, Francesca Lazzeri. Strata: EU. London, UK- April 30th, 2019.

Cross-Cloud Model Training and Serving with Kubeflow1 Holden Karau, Trevor Grant, Francesca Lazzeri. Strata: SF. London, UK- March 26th, 2019.

Introducing Kubeflow
(w. Special Guests Tensorflow and Apache Spark)
1 Trevor Grant, Holden Karau. DataworksSummit. Barcelona, ES- March 20th, 2019. Video

Introducing Kubeflow
(w. Special Guests Tensorflow and Apache Spark)
1 Trevor Grant, Holden Karau. FOSDEM. Brussels, BE- February 3rd, 2019. Video

The Perils Of Building Better Mousetraps- Marketing Open Source Projects Trevor Grant. FOSS Backstage. Berlin, DE- June 13th, 2018. Video

PAVLOV’S SANDMAN: ISSUES DETECTING SNORERS, TRAINING ONESELF NOT TO SNORE VIA SHOCK COLLAR, WAR CRIME TECHNICALITIES, AND HOW TO AVOID ALL THREE. Trevor Grant.  ODSC. Boston, MA- May 4th, 2018. Video

The Magnificent Modular Mahout- An extensible library for distributed math and HPC Trevor Grant. FOSDEM- High Performance Computing. Brussels, BE- February 4th, 2018. Video

Open Source Artificial Intelligence in a Biological/Ecological Context Trevor Grant. International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research. Normal, IL- October 8, 2017. Video Coming Soon

Solr and Machine Vision Scott Cote, Trevor Grant. Lucene Revolution. Las Vegas, NV- September 15, 2017 Video

Do I Know You? Realtime Facial Recognition with an Apache Stack Trevor Grant. Flink Forward, Berlin. Berlin, DE- September 13, 2017 Video

Introduction to Online Machine Learning Algorithms Trevor Grant. DataWorks Summit. San Jose, CA- June 15, 2017. Video

Weekend Project: Real World AirBnB Data Science and Pricing Bot Trevor Grant, Andrew Weiner. Berlin Buzzwords. Berlin, DE- June 13, 2017.

Forgot About Mahout? It’s Back and Worth Your Attention Andrew C. Oliver interview with Trevor Grant. Infoworld- May 18, 2017.

An Apache Based Intelligent IoT Stack for Transportation Trevor Grant, Joe Olsen. ApacheCon IoT. Miami, FL- May 18, 2017 Audio on ASF Feathercast

Apache​ ​Mahout:​ ​An​ ​Extendable​ ​Machine​ ​Learning​ ​Framework​ ​for​ ​Spark​ ​and​ ​Flink Trevor Grant. Apache Big Data. Miami, FL- May 16, 2017 Audio on ASF Feathercast

EXTENDING MAHOUT-SAMSARA LINEAR ALGEBRA DSL TO SUPPORT GPU CLUSTERS Suneel Marthi, Trevor Grant. GPU Technology Conference. Silicon Valley, CA- May 11, 2017 Video

Introduction to Online Machine Learning Algorithms Trevor Grant. Flink Forward, SF. San Francisco, CA- April 11, 2017 Video

Episode 8: On Flink Andrew Musselman and Joel Grus with special guest Trevor GrantAdversarial Learning Podcast. Podcast- March 3, 2017. Audio

ApacheMahout, What’s Next?! Roadshow
* DFW Data Science, Dallas Fortworth, TX- December 13, 2016. Video
* Austin Data,Austin, TX- December 12, 2016.
* SD Big Data,San Diego, CA- December 7, 2016.
* Seattle Data Science,Seattle, WA- December 6, 2016.
* Chicago Hadoop User Group,Chicago, IL- November 17, 2016. Video

Apache Zeppelin: A Friendlier Way To Flink Trevor Grant. Flink Forward, Berlin. Berlin, DE- September 12, 2016. Video

Tutorial: Setting Up a Notebook Based Data Science Environment with Flink and Spark Under the Hood Trevor Grant. ApacheCon NA. Vancouver, BC- May 11, 2016.

Everyone Plays: Collaborative Data Science With Zeppelin Trevor Grant. Apache BigData NA. Vancouver, BC- May 9, 2016. (Video lost due to recording equipment failure).

ApacheCon 2016 Feathercast Interview Trevor Grant.  Podcast, April 19, 2016. Audio on ASF Feathercast


  1. Holden and I are working on a book- these talks/workshops, though the titles and abstract are similar, feature the latest work we’ve done on the subject and are in fact changing with the latest and greatest Kubeflow has to offer.