Andy is a mathematician-turned-distributed computing entrepreneur. Besides running Skills Matter's Spark (and other) courses, Andy also participated in many projects using spark, cassandra, and other distributed technologies, in a range of fields including Geospatial, IoT, Automotive and Smart cities projects. Andy is the creator of the Spark Noeboo, the only reactive and fully Scala notebook for Apache Spark.
In 2015, Xavier Tordoir and Andy founded Data Fellas working on their product offering for the Reactive Data Science toolkit.
Since 2015, Andy is a member of program committee of the O’Reilly Strata events, he's also a regular speaker/keynote at Skills Matter conferences including the Scala eXchange, as well as other technology events across the globe, sharing his skills, ideas and expertise on distributed technologies and machine learning.
I'm teaching at...
Lightbend Apache Spark for Scala - Professional
Led by Andy Petrella
Flexible, fast and friendly, Spark is the biggest big data analytics distributed processing framework for scale. This Apache Spark course will help you to take advantage of the platform with its native Scala binding to write data-centric applications which perform fast. Learn how to implement...spark scala apache hadoop sparksql reactive-programming cluster data JVM functional
Talks I've Given
Workshop: Mind blown: Crafting a Distributed Data Science Pipeline using Spark, Cassandra, Akka and the Spark Notebook
Featuring Andy Petrella and Xavier Tordoir
Get your hands dirty with distributed tools, during these two hours we’ll have a quick overview on how a dataset can be processed in a distributed way towards the exposition exposition as a web service.
The tool we’ll use for this are Spark, Cassandra, Akka HTTP and the Spark Notebook.
A primary...scala spark cassandra akka spark-notebook
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