Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 25–26, 2018: Training
Feb 26–28, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Dean Wampler

Dean Wampler
Vice President, Fast Data Engineering, Lightbend

Website | @deanwampler

Dean Wampler is the vice president of fast data engineering at Lightbend, where he leads the Lightbend Fast Data Platform project, a distribution of scalable, distributed stream processing tools including Spark, Flink, Kafka, and Akka, with machine learning and management tools. Dean’s the author of 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.


1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, February 26, 2018
Application architecture
Location: Regent
Secondary topics:  Case Study, Hands-on
Dean Wampler (Lightbend), Boris Lublinsky (Lightbend)
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Dean Wampler and Boris Lublinsky walk you through building several streaming microservices applications based on Kafka using Akka Streams and Kafka Streams for data processing. You'll explore the strengths and weaknesses of each tool, helping you choose the best tools for your needs, and contrast them with Spark Streaming and Flink, so you can determine when to choose them instead. Read more.
10:15am–10:45am Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Table B
Dean Wampler (Lightbend)
Come talk with Dean about anything from trends in streaming data and microservice architectures and how they are converging to specific tools like Spark, Flink, Akka Streams, Kafka Streams, and data backplanes like Kafka. Read more.