Timothy J Spann
Principal Field Engineer
Tim Spann is a Principal Field Engineer at Cloudera where he works with Apache NiFi, MiniFi, Kafka, Flink, MXNet, TensorFlow, Apache Spark, big data, IoT, machine learning, and deep learning. Tim has over a fifteen years of experience with the IoT, big data, distributed computing, streaming technologies, and Java programming. Previously, he was a senior solutions architect at AirisData and a senior field engineer at Pivotal. He blogs for DZone, where he is the Big Data Zone leader, and runs a popular meetup in Princeton on big data, the IoT, deep learning, streaming, NiFi, the blockchain, and Spark. Tim is a frequent speaker at conferences such as IoT Fusion, Strata, ApacheCon, Data Works Summit Berlin, DataWorks Summit Sydney, and Oracle Code NYC. He holds a BS and MS in computer science.
Introduction to FLaNK Stack
Introducing the FLaNK stack which combines Apache Flink, Apache NiFi, Apache Kafka and Apache Kudu to build fast applications for IoT, AI, rapid ingest.
FLaNK provides a quick set of tools to build applications at any scale for any streaming and IoT use cases.
Apache Flink, Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, MiNiFi, Apache MXNet, Apache Kudu, Apache Impala, Apache HDFS