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Venkata Sowrirajan
Software Engineer, MapR

Venkata is a Software Engineer in MapR, graduated recently with a Masters in Computer Science from Arizona State University. He works on eco-system components like Hive, Drill and mostly focused on Apache Drill. He is more interested on Distributed Systems and Big Data technologies. Prior to MapR, he did couple of internships, one from Intel and other from Apollo Group. Occasionally, takes time reading blogs and Quora articles. He also enjoys playing pingpong and badminton.

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Posted on October 29, 2014 by Venkata Sowrirajan

One of the most recent and highly used functional programming language is Scala. It is used in some of the Hadoop ecosystem components like Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, etc. So it would be really useful for someone to develop applications using Scala that uses Hadoop and the ecosystem projects. In this post, I am going to show you how to run a Scala application that accesses Hadoop data.

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