Scala is a hybrid function and object-oriented language that is rapidly gaining traction in becoming the â€œnextâ€ Java in JVM-based language evolution. GridGain is one of the most rapidly growing cloud development platforms for JVM-based languages. Most of the presentation will be devoted to live coding demonstration of writing basic MapReduce application in Scala using GridGain middleware. All coding during demonstration will be done live. Overview of grid and cloud computing concepts as well as notion of Native Cloud Applications will be discussed. Short intro into Scala language will also be provided.