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Adding Complex Data to Spark Stack

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This session discusses latest integration between Apache Drill and Spark technologies. Together the combination allows Spark users to leverage Drill’s flexible schema and dynamic schema discovery capabilities to query and work with complex data directly using familiar Spark programming paradigms.

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About Tug

Tugdual Grall, an open source advocate and a passionate developer, is a Chief Technical Evangelist EMEA at MapR. He currently works with the European developer communities to ease MapR, Hadoop, and NoSQL adoption.
Before joining MapR, Tug was Technical Evangelist at MongoDB and Couchbase. Tug has also worked as CTO at eXo Platform and JavaEE product manager, and software engineer at Oracle.

Tugdual is Co-Founder of the Nantes JUG (Java User Group) that holds since 2008 monthly meeting about Java ecosystem. Tugdual also writes a blog available at http://tgrall.github.io/