Dean Wampler

Dean Wampler

VP of Fast Data Engineering, Lightbend

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Chicago, Illinois

Areas of Expertise:

  • Fast Data
  • Spark
  • Flink
  • Kafka
  • Mesos
  • machine learning libraries
  • Functional Programming
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Dean Wampler, Ph.D. is the VP of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend. He leads the development of Lightbend Fast Data Platform, a production-ready distribution of streaming data tools including Spark, Flink, Akka, and Kafka on Mesosphere DC/OS (Mesos), along with management and monitoring tools. Dean has written books on Scala, Functional Programming, and Hive for O'Reilly. He is a Strata speaker and he speaks at and co-organizes many other industry conferences. He also co-organizes several Chicago-area user groups and he contributes to several open-source projects. Dean has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Washington.

Programming Scala Programming Scala
by Dean Wampler, Alex Payne
Second Edition December 2014
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

Programming Hive Programming Hive
by Jason Rutherglen, Dean Wampler, Edward Capriolo
September 2012
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Functional Programming for Java Developers Functional Programming for Java Developers
by Dean Wampler
July 2011
Print: $22.99
Ebook: $16.99

Programming Scala Programming Scala
by Dean Wampler, Alex Payne
September 2009

The Seductions of Scala The Seductions of Scala
by Dean Wampler
August 2010
Video: $99.99

Webcast: How To Choose The Right Streaming Engine
July 20, 2017
In this webcast, Dean Wampler walks you through the criteria you need to consider when selecting technologies.

"An experienced programmer can learn a great deal of Scala from this book. Clearly, this book is meant and best used for self-study, but it could also be used as a textbook at the upper undergraduate or graduate level."
--Edgar R. Chavez, Computing Reviews

"...the final consideration is that Programming Scala is a good work and it's one of the best ways and one of the best books to enter in the wonderful Scala world."
--Roberto Bentivoglio, JUG Lugano

"Here is the best source for learning Scala..."
--Michael L. Kleper, The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing