Handling Avro records in Scalding

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In this post I’ll try to cover how to write and read Avro records in Scalding pipelines. To begin, a reminder that Avro is a serialization format, and Scalding is a scala API on top of Hadoop. If you’re not using Scalding, this post is probably not too interesting for you. Let’s begin by defining… Read more »

Scala Days 2015 Recap

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I was very fortunate to attend Scala Days 2015 in San Francisco this week. It was incredible to talk to the people behind the language, and to get a glimpse of a wide ecosystem. I wanted to post a short recap of some of my thoughts and feelings after the conference. Martin Odersky delivered the… Read more »