Praveen is an engineer at HCL R&D division’s Big Data Analytics – Center of Excellence. He spends most of his time analyzing intricate nooks and crannies of all things Hadoop for coming up with scalable, portable and, loosely coupled solutions. He’s worked on popular open-source Big Data frameworks like Apache Hive, Pig and HBase to collect, cleanse, analyze and store complex IoT data. He enjoys solving puzzles in Python and Scala. He is also interested in reading books, playing video games and learning the guitar.