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

Trends Affecting System Architectures

GOTO Chicago Nights, April 2, 2019

A look at how the increasing importance of handling data quickly is driving applications towards streaming. In particular, the challenges of leveraging machine learning and AI in these streaming applications.

Executive Briefing: What It Takes to Use ML in Fast Data Pipelines

Strata San Francisco, London, and NYC 2019

A briefing for managers and executives about the challenges of serving ML models in a streaming data context.

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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Streaming Microservices with Akka Streams and Kafka Streams

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

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

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.

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