Why Spark is the Next Top (Compute) Mode

A session at Big Data TechCon Chicago 2015

A 75 minute class on why Apache Spark has become a very hot technology for Big Data applications. This class is for developers and administrators. No prior Spark experience will be assumed. Basic familiarity with Hadoop MapReduce concepts will be useful for comparison, but not required.
Level: Overview

Tracks: Hadoop, Spark

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Dean Wampler

Big Data, Scala, and FP expert.

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Date Tue 3rd November 2015

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