Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
29 April–2 May 2019
London, UK
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.


13:3017:00 Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Streaming and IoT
Location: Capital Suite 10
Boris Lublinsky (Lightbend), Dean Wampler (Lightbend)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Boris Lublinsky and Dean Wampler walk you through using ML in streaming data pipelines and doing periodic model retraining and low-latency scoring in live streams. You'll explore using Kafka as a data backplane, the pros and cons of microservices versus systems like Spark and Flink, tips for TensorFlow and SparkML, performance considerations, model metadata tracking, and other techniques. Read more.
16:3517:15 Thursday, 2 May 2019
Dean Wampler (Lightbend)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
Your team is building machine learning capabilities. Dean Wampler demonstrates how to integrate these capabilities in streaming data pipelines so you can leverage the results quickly and update them as needed and covers challenges such as how to build long-running services that are very reliable and scalable and how to combine a spectrum of very different tools, from data science to operations. Read more.