DevNexus

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA
United States
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Feb 23–24 , 2017
8:00am - 6:00pm EST

  • Heroku sponsored
  • Heroku presenter
  • Java
  • Kafka

DevNexus is the southeast's premier annual conference for professional software developers and one of the largest Java Platform conferences in the United States. The goal of the DevNexus Conference is to connect developers from all over the world, provide affordable education, and promote Open Source values. Visit our booth to experience the Heroku products and features, and to speak with technical Java experts.

James Ward, Principal Platform Evangelist at Salesforce/Heroku is delivering two talks at this year's event:

Introduction to Machine Learning: Machine Learning is all the rage today with many different options and paradigms. This session will walk through the basics of Machine Learning and show how to get started with the open source Spark ML framework. Through Scala code examples you will learn how to build and deploy learning systems like recommendation engines.

Introduction to Apache Kafka:Apache Kafka has emerged as a next generation event streaming system to connect our distributed systems through fault tolerant and scalable event-driven architectures. Now open source through Apache, Kafka is being used by numerous large enterprises for a variety of use cases. This session will introduce the basics of Kafka and walk through some code examples that will show how to begin using it.