Architect, Habla Computing
Alfonso Roa is a Functional Programmer and Architect in Habla Computing. Alfonso has been using Apache Spark mainly for the last seven years in real-world applications for all kinds of sectors and he has extensive experience in consultancy projects focused mainly on big data, developing applications for analysis and ML, and tries to spend some of his free time creating libraries to give back to the open-source community. He’s also a co-organizer of the Madrid Scala Meetup group.
Talks I've Given
The Middle Way for Static Typing in Spark DataFrames
Featuring Alfonso Roa
No static typing with DataFrames, too much static typing with Datasets. Steer clear of both extremes, and embrace a new proposal of typed column expressions! Brought to you with the help of functional programming patterns, Scala idioms, cats, shapeless and other libraries of the Scala ecosystem.... software-development cats spark scala