Oliver White

Chief Storyteller
March 19, 2019

How To Build, Integrate, and Deploy Real-Time Streaming Pipelines On Kubernetes

In this webinar with Lightbend's Craig Blitz, Product Director, and Kiki Carter, Principal Enterprise Architect, we review how Lightbend’s Pipelines module enables you to develop components ("streamlets") using the appropriate technology, wire them together as pipelines, and deploy them with Kubernetes without all the manual, time-consuming labor.

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Chaoran Yu

Senior Engineer

Stavros Kontopoulos

Senior Engineer
February 26, 2019

How To Manage And Monitor Apache Spark On Kubernetes - Part 1: Spark-Submit VS Kubernetes Operator

In this two-part blog series, we introduce the concepts and benefits of working with both spark-submit and the Kubernetes Operator for Spark. In Part 1, we introduce both tools and review how to get started monitoring and managing your Spark clusters on Kubernetes. In Part 2, we do a deeper dive into using Kubernetes Operator for Spark.

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Chaoran Yu

Senior Engineer

Stavros Kontopoulos

Senior Engineer
February 26, 2019

How To Manage And Monitor Apache Spark On Kubernetes - Part 2: Deep Dive On Kubernetes Operator For Spark

In the first part of this blog series, we introduced the usage of spark-submit with a Kubernetes backend, and the general ideas behind using the Kubernetes Operator for Spark. In this second part, we are going to take a deep dive in the most useful functionalities of the Operator, including the CLI tools and the webhook feature. At the end, we review the advantages and disadvantages of both spark-submit and Operator.

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Oliver White

Chief Storyteller
December 10, 2018

Hands On With Spark: Creating A Fast Data Pipeline With Structured Streaming And Spark Streaming

In this talk by Gerard Maas, O’Reilly author and Senior Software Engineer at Lightbend, we focus on choosing the right Fast Data stream processing features of Apache Spark, taking a practical, code-driven look at the two APIs available for this: the mature Spark Streaming and its younger sibling, Structured Streaming.

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Ashley Nuqui

ABM Field Marketing Manager
November 12, 2018

Where Fast Data & Microservices Converge: 75% of Developers Use Microservices For Real-time Streaming Apps

In a recent survey, 75% of over 2400 developers revealed that they are already using (or planning to use) microservices to enable real-time streaming use cases, showing that a key characteristic of Fast Data architectures is the use of microservices for streaming functionality...

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Oliver White

Chief Storyteller
September 14, 2018

Free O'Reilly eBook: "Designing Fast Data Application Architectures" With The SMACK Stack

You’re probably heard of the “SMACK Stack”, but you may not know that three Lightbend experts–Sean GloverStavros Kontopoulos, and Gerard Maas–that recently teamed up with O’Reilly Media on a free eBook about working with the SMACK stack for Fast Data applications (available in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI formats–or all 3 in a .zip folder)!

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