Dean Wampler, Ph.D.

Software developer, expert in Fast and Big Data, Scala, and Functional Programming. Mastering Deep Learning.
O'Reilly author and frequent public speaker.
Lives in Chicago. Works all over.

Books & Reports

Programming Scala, 2nd Edition Fast Data Architectures for Streaming Applications

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Talks & Papers

Executive Briefing: What You Need to Know about Fast Data

Strata London and NYC 2018

A briefing for managers and executives about the trends in Fast Data and how the impact on their organizations.

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Stream All the Things!!

Software Architecture Conference NYC 2017, Strata London and NYC 2017

I discuss the emerging architecture for large-scale stream data processing, that also integrates the best of microservice architectures.

Streaming Microservices with Akka Streams and Kafka Streams

Strata San Jose and London 2018, Scala Days NYC 2018, Reactive Summit 2018

I discuss processing data in microservices using Akka Streams and Kafka Streams, vs. using tools like Spark and Flink.

Bash and All That

GOTO Chicago 2018

A celebration of the UNIX philosophy and the tools it spawned.

Scala and the JVM for Big Data: Lessons from Spark

Strata San Jose & Singapore 2016

The JVM is the standard platform for Big Data and Scala is emerging as the standard programming language for Big Data Developers, driven in part by Spark. What lessons can we draw from this picture?

Why Spark Is The Next Top (Compute) Model

Numerous Venues 2014 and 2015

Spark has emerged as the replacement for MapReduce in Hadoop applications. This talk explains why.

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