Mete Atamel – Speaker interview

Mete Atamel is a Developer Advocate at Google, currently focused on helping developers with Google Cloud Platform. As a long-time Java and a recent C# developer, he like to compare the two ecosystems. Prior to Google, he worked at Microsoft, Skype, Adobe, EMC, and Nokia building apps and services on various web, mobile and cloud platforms. Originally from Cyprus, he currently live in Greenwich, not too far away from the prime meridian.

 

Talk: Batch and stream processing finally together with Apache Beam

 

Q. Tell us a bit about yourself. What are your hobbies and interests?

I’m Mete, a Developer Advocate at Google, based in London. I love travelling, especially to countries I haven’t been before.

Q. Why did you select this topic for your session at Voxxed Days Cluj-Napoca 2017? 

I like Apache Beam and how it combines the two worlds (batch and stream) in big data processing.

 

Q. Who should attend your session? 

Any software engineer interested in big data processing.

 

Q. What are the key things attendees will take away from your session? 

Attendees will learn the history of big data processing at Google, how Dataflow provided a unique model to process data and how it transformed into an open source project called Apache Beam.

 

Q. Aside from speaking at Voxxed Days Cluj-Napoca 2017, what is the year review look like for you?

It has been a crazy busy and fun year with 50+ speaking engagements all around the world.

 

Q. What are your plans for the next year?

Keep up the same pace for 2018, while learning new things to talk about such as Machine Learning and Istio.

 

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