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Tuesday, October 4 • 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Scala and the JVM as a Big Data Platform - Lessons from Apache Spark

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The success of Apache Spark is bringing developers to Scala.

For Big Data, the JVM uses memory inefficiently, causing significant GC challenges. Spark's project "Tungsten" is fixing these problems with custom data layouts and code generation.
In this talk, we'll see what we've learned from Spark, ongoing improvements, and what we should do to improve Scala and the JVM for Big Data.


Speakers
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Dean Wampler

VP of Fast Data Engineering, Lightbend
Dean Wampler, Ph.D., is the VP of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend. He leads the development of Lightbend Fast Data Platform, a distribution of scalable, distributed stream processing tools including Spark, Flink, Kafka, and Akka, with machine learning and management tools. Dean... Read More →


Tuesday October 4, 2016 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Texas Ballroom