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François Garillot

Data Engineer, Typesafe

François Garillot worked on Scala’s type system in 2006, earned his PhD from the French École Polytechnique in 2011, and joined Typesafe in 2012, after a brief stint in Internet advertising. He’s been working on the interface between the Scala compiler and its IDE, while nourishing a strong enthusiasm for data analytics in his spare time, until Apache Spark let him fulfill this passion as his main job. He was the very first developer in the world to receive Spark Certification in November 2014.


Spark Streaming: Pushing the Throughput Limits, the Reactive Way

Spark Streaming lets users develop and continuously deliver fresh analytical answers. And it does that with the least amount of overhead when compared to a batch job. But one hard part of Streaming with Spark…