Engineering the Future of Software
November 13–14, 2016: Training
November 14–16, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA
Dean Wampler

Dean Wampler
Vice President, Fast Data Engineering, Lightbend

Website | @deanwampler

Dean Wampler is an expert in streaming data systems, focusing on applications of ML/AI. Formerly, he was the vice president of fast data engineering at Lightbend, where he led the development Lightbend CloudFlow, an integrated system for building and running streaming data applications with Akka Streams, Apache Spark, Apache Flink, and Apache Kafka. Dean is the author of Fast Data Architectures for Streaming Applications, Programming Scala and Functional Programming for Java Developers and the coauthor of Programming Hive, all from O’Reilly. He’s a contributor to several open source projects. A frequent Strata speaker, he’s also the co-organizer of several conferences around the world and several user groups in Chicago. He has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Washington.


3:50pm–4:40pm Wednesday, 11/16/2016
Integration architecture
Location: Georgian Level: Intermediate
Dean Wampler (Lightbend)
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Big data architectures and enterprise/microservice architectures are slowly converging. Big data is transitioning to "fast data," emphasizing streaming over batch processing, while data processing is growing ubiquitous. Dean Wampler explores the SMACK stack—Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra, and Kafka—and explains how it addresses the needs of both fast data and the enterprise. Read more.