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Gerard Maas

Data Processing Team Lead, Virdata (Technicolor S.A)

Gerard is the lead of the Data Processing Team at Virdata.com where he and his team work on building and extending the data processing pipeline for Virdata’s IoT cloud platform. He has a background in Computer Science and is a former Java geek now converted to Scala. Through his career in technology companies like Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs and Sony he has been mostly involved in the interaction of back-end services and devices, which has now converged in his IoT focused work at Virdata.

Sessions

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…