Abstract: Since becoming a top-level Apache project in 2014, Apache Spark has seen tremendous adoption. In this talk we will provide a high level overview of the Spark ecosystem and explore some of the Scala API through use cases.
Speaker: Markus Dale has been working on big data projects with Hadoop and started leveraging Apache Spark in 2014. He also developed and taught a Hadoop for developers class for UMBC Training. His blog is http://uebercomputing.com.