More than 80 people showed up at our last meetup focused on Spark. Because there are more and more signs that Spark will become the successor to Hadoop MapReduce we invited some people who are already using Spark in production.
Andy gave an introduction to functional progamming and Scala in just 45 minutes, which is definitely not enough for passing all details. His slides can be found here
Excellent meetup. The Scala introduction was so quick that it blew my mind but gave me enough information to follow the rest
Very interesting mix of Scala, Spark and Use Case
Gerard Maas showed us how Spark is used in production at Virdata.com. With a cool demo of their platform in the end. His slides are availabele here: Spark-at-Virdata
It was Sparkling! (Radek O)
I am always amazed by the quality of the BigData.be and ScalaBe presentations. Big up to all of you ! (Frederic)
The presentations were recorded by Parleys.com and to be published in a “bigdata.be” channel. We’ll let you know when they become available over there.
Thanks to Ordina for the location and for providing food and drinks.
See you next time, we are always looking for venues and presenters.