Spark Distributed Computing - Leveraging the Functional Model (PyData)

A session at PyCon Ireland 2015

  • Johannes Ahlmann

Saturday 24th October, 2015

3:30pm to 4:00pm (DMT)

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You have heard the hype about Apache Spark using Python, and would like to learn more?

Distributed Computing is becoming more and more prevalent with the rise of big data, multicore processors and scale-out architecture.

This talk will give an introduction to Parallel Programming using Apache Spark and Python, how you can leverage it in you day-to-day programming, and the core Functional Principles that are making it scale.

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Johannes Ahlmann

"- 35 years old German living in Cork, Master in Computer Science, University of Karlsruhe (Cryptography, Robotics, Compiler Construction)
- My ""passion"" is functional programming (in particular haskell)
- I have been programming in python since about 2002, and have used it for many personal and semi-public projects (NLTK, django, ...)"

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14 attendees

  • Aleksandar Topuzovic
  • Sri Harsha
  • Brian Ward
  • Felipe Guth
  • Tim Kersten
  • Johannes Ahlmann
  • Apostolis Bessas
  • Na'Tosha Bard
  • Orestes Gonzalo Manzanilla-Salazar
  • Peter Mulholland
  • Philip Roche
  • Sorcha (Nic Amhalaí) Bowler
  • Maciek S.
  • Xevi

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PyCon Ireland 2015

Ireland Ireland, Dublin

24th25th October 2015

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Time 3:30pm4:00pm DMT

Date Sat 24th October 2015


Goldsmith 3, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

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