Parquet provides significant benefits for sparse reads of large datasets, but is it always the file format to use?
File formats can be confusing, so lets delve into Columnar file formats (like Parquet) and explain why they're different to regular formats (like CSV, JSON, or Avro)
I'll talk through the basics of Threads, Akka, Futures, and Timers in this quick overview of concurrency for Scala. Great for those building apps in Scala.
Scala's apply functions are commonly seen alongside case classes, but they can do so much more. Here are 4 fun ways they are used in Scala.
While Scala is amazing it has an overwhelming number of features. These books and on-line resources will help you learn and perfect Scala whether you're coming from Java, Python, Ruby, or any other language.
Apache Spark is a powerful technology with some fantastic books. I'll help you choose which book to buy with my guide to the top 10+ Spark books on the market.