21 October 2015 / Natalia Szatko

Data Science and Engineering with Apache Spark

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We have considerably enhanced our skill set in Apache Spark, the super-fast Big Data processing framework that is commonly used for the most demanding analytics. 16 of our team members have been recently certified after completing Apache Spark training authorised by Typesafe.

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26 February 2016 / Natalia Szatko

Spark trainers in our team!

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Our training division Virtusity has broadened its range of courses by adding a LightBend Spark Workshop for Developers. Team members Mikołaj Kromka and Wiesław Popielarski have worked on real-life Scala projects for years and are now certified trainers. Mikołaj is a Machine Learning and JVM languages enthusiast and a keen boulderer and reader. Wiesław has […]

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18 September 2016 / Natalia Szatko

Sponsoring Spark Summit 2016

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We are delighted to sponsor Spark Summit 2016! Three days with training sessions, analysts, scientists, and business professionals in beautiful Brussels with talks from Matei Zaharia, Jeff Dean, Doug Cutting and others! VirtusLab will have a kiosk in the expo area, where you can meet us and grab some exclusive promotional gadgets. This will be […]

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1 August 2017 / Mikołaj Kromka

Spark SQL under the hood – part I

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Summary & initial requirements If you use and have a basic understanding of the core concepts of the Apache Spark and Spark SQL (RDDs, DataFrames, Execution Plan, Jobs & Stages & Tasks, Scheduling), then after reading this blog post you should be able to answer the following questions: How do Spark SQL’s Datasets relate to […]

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17 August 2017 / Katarzyna Werbicka

SparkSummit Sponsoring

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This Autumn we are going to Dublin for Spark Summit 2017 – an event that brings the Apache Spark community together. We are pleased to attend this event once again as a sponsor because it’s a perfect place to meet leading experts to share knowledge, receive training and foster valuable connections. So, if you want […]

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