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How we use Scala on Hadoop @ eBay

Adam Ilardi, a data scientist at eBay, will talk about their implementations of Hadoop jobs using Scala. He'll walk us through their transition from Pig and raw Cascading to Scalding, and why they spend their time coding in Scala.

He'll also cover practical concerns of running software on petabytes of eBay data. Researchers can't always just toss their models over the fence so he'll talk about what it takes to get model driven data into production.

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  • Eric P.

    Thanks for the great talk. Are the slides posted anywhere? My coworkers are very interested.

    May 29, 2013

  • Ken A.

    a nice honest look at Scala usage with Hadoop. I liked that the 'wiz-bang' features of Scala were not over used.

    May 22, 2013

  • Scott M.

    Thanks very much Adam. Very entertaining talk.

    1 · May 22, 2013

  • Sami B.

    Adam Ilardi gave a great up to date introduction to Hadoop and Scalding. With real world use cases.

    2 · May 22, 2013

  • Adam I.

    Thanks for coming everyone. It was great having you!
    Don't forget to check out my friend Chris @ Scaladays

    http://scaladays.org/#/june-11/room3/11:15-12:00/Scalable-and-Flexible-Machine-Learning-With-Scala

    2 · May 21, 2013

  • Yun M.

    Damn. Got stuck in the path station for 40 minutes and now it's suspended. Can't make it. Will there be online video or slides? Thanks.

    May 21, 2013

  • Libby K.

    :(

    May 21, 2013

  • David B.

    Embarrassingly, I have a crunch for a release tomorrow, so can't make it. See what using Java does to deadlines.

    May 21, 2013

  • Jim P.

    Damn! Nope. Conflict!

    May 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    sorry.

    May 20, 2013

  • Adam I.

    @Alok Kumar in person

    May 17, 2013

  • Alok K.

    Adam, will this talk be shared over net or only in-person?

    May 3, 2013

  • Vincent D.

    Thank you and see you.

    April 16, 2013

  • Adam Ilardi changed the date and time to Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM

    April 11, 2013

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