Let’s democratize Spark for .NET developers

This is a past event

46 people went

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

Pike Place Conference Room on 5th Floor of One Bellevue Center building

411 108 AV NE · Bellevue, wa

How to find us

Take elevator to Pike Place conference room on 5th floor. If necessary, ask for help at the security desk at the lobby level.

Location image of event venue


Spark is a very popular and effective framework to deal with batch, streaming data processing, and machine learning challenges nowadays. So far, there have been several APIs to work with Spark like Scala, Java, Python, and R but not .NET. In this session, I’m going to introduce you current challenges in data processing world, what is Spark and how it could be used to solve them and how we can use a brand new Spark .NET API to develop data processing jobs in Spark.

SPEAKER: Sergiy Lunyakin
SPEAKER BIO: Sergiy Lunyakin is a big data architect at SoftServe Inc, with extensive experience designing and developing big data analytics, data warehouses, and business intelligence (BI) solutions, using both on-premises and cloud platforms. In 2016, Sergiy became a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and currently maintains MVP status. Knowledge sharing is one of his passions, as he regularly speaks at international conferences and local meetups.

Big Data Bellevue Meetup was created by Intelius and takes place in downtown Bellevue. Intelius provides the only centralized service for delivering comprehensive information about people, places, organizations, and their connection to each other. Our state-of-the-art big data technology platform is utilized across a wide range of industries to implement specific solutions.

On the third Wednesday of each month, we invite an industry leader in Big Data to give a presentation followed by a lively discussion on big data technology and its impact on business world. Past speakers include researchers from the University of Washington, as well as senior members of various companies, such as Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, IBM, MapR and inome.

eBay graciously provides free drink and pizza!