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Saturday, April 18 • 10:30 - 11:20
Scala and Apache Spark (EN)

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The Scala programming language is not a newcomer to the JVM arena, and companies like Twitter and LinkedIn are heavy Scala users. The Functional Programming paradigm fits naturally the data processing space, and Scala libraries that made Hadoop more palatable quickly emerged.
Apache Spark is a radical new approach to big data, and Scala is at its center. In this talk I will show the main features of Spark and how you can leverage Scala to build powerful data processing applications that scale.

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Iulian Dragos

Iulian Dragos has been working on Scala since 2004, when he joined Martin Odersky's research lab at EPFL. He wrote the JVM backend, the bytecode optimizer and worked on various other parts of the compiler. He also implemented type-directed specialization for Scala. He earned his PhD degree at EPFL in 2010. He joined Typesafe from day 1, a start-up founded by the language creator, Martin Odersky, where he worked on development tools for Scala (the... Read More →


Saturday April 18, 2015 10:30 - 11:20
Room C Palazzo dei Congressi, Lugano, Switzerland

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