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Apache Edgent: Datastreaming and Analytics for IoT Devices

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


About the event:

Processing data in real time is an increasingly important problem in modern day data engineering. Programming frameworks such as Spark, Apex, and Flink have been adopted to satisfy this need. These frameworks, however, are designed to perform data processing in a cluster or large datacenter, ignoring the so-called “edge” devices for IoT. Apache Edgent (currently in incubation), is a framework for writing and controlling data streaming applications on remote IoT devices.

In this talk, we will discuss the basic concepts of data streaming, explore some of the use cases behind Edgent, and compare Edgent to its other streaming counterparts.

6:00 pm – Doors open, networking & snacking

6:30 pm – Event kickoff

7:30 pm – Networking & departure

About the Presenter:

Will Marshall joined IBM as a software engineer in 2014. He is currently working on the IBM Streams project as part of the language team, and is a committer to Apache Edgent. Before that he worked in UPenn’s GRASP lab and was a contributor to the OpenStack project.

About Galvanize:

Galvanize is an education company that blends the lines between learning and working. We believe in creating easy access for anyone who has the drive and determination to jump into the tech world, especially in entrepreneurship, engineering, and data science. Our campuses are home to students, startups, investors, mentors, and other people who are engaged and excited to level up their skills. To learn more about Galvanize, visit galvanize.com.


January 18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


44 Tehama Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 US