Durgesh Kumar Gupta is a graduate student at North Carolina State University currently pursuing Masters in Computer Science. He received his bachealor's degree in 2013 from VIT University. Before comming to NCSU, he had been a part of Commvault Systems as a senior engineer where his responsibilities included designing components and training freshers. He received the award of "The Most Valuable Engineer" at Commvault Systems for the year 2014 and 2015. His research interest lies in the area of cloud computing, distributed systems and big data processing.