The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
- Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu said it well, but he did not care to mention that the first step is often the hardest to take. We’ve found that enterprises looking to learn about the rapidly evolving Fast Data ecosystem can often benefit from a little support in the early days.

This professional-level journey pack precedes our expert-level journey pack and is designed to help architects and developers better understand Fast Data and streaming technologies before designing their next killer application.

Inside “Understand And Design Fast Data And Streaming Applications”, you will find:

  1. Get started with this O’Reilly Report by Dr. Dean Wampler at Lightbend, Inc.: Fast Data Architectures For Streaming Applications: Getting Answers Now From Datasets That Never End
  2. Continue learning with a sample chapter and discount on the Manning book by Marko Bonaći and Petar Zečević: Spark In Action
  3. Consider important production requirements for monitoring and management: The Secrets To Successfully Monitoring Fast Data And Streaming Applications
  4. Tie it all together in a single platform: Lightbend Fast Data Platform - A Technical Overview For Decision Makers
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