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Spark For Developers (NEW)

Duration: Three Day Course

Prerequisite: Familiarity with either Java / Scala / Python language (our labs in Scala and Python – we provide a quick Scala introduction) and a basic understanding of Linux development environment (command line navigation / running commands)

This course will introduce Apache Spark. The students will learn how to use Spark for data analysis and write Spark applications.

You Will Learn

  • Spark Shell
  • Spark internals
  • Spark Data structures : RDDs, Dataframes, Datasets
  • Spark APIs
  • Spark SQL
  • Spark and Hadoop
  • Spark MLLib
  • Spark Graphx
  • Spark streaming
  • Tuning Spark applications

Geared To

  • Developers / Data Analysts

Lab Requirements: We provide the complete lab environment in the cloud.  No need to install Spark on your laptop. See below for what to bring.

Technical Requirements

  • A reasonably modern laptop.  Need to be able to connect to cloud services. Laptops with overly restrictive firewalls are not recommended)
  • ssh client (For Windows use Putty / SecureCRT ; Mac and Linux come with ssh clients)
  • Chrome browser with Markdown Preview Plus plugin
  • Nice to have : a programmer’s editor
    • Windows : Atom, Sublime, NotePad++,   Programmer’s NotePad,  TextPad
    • Mac : Atom, Sublime, TextWrangler,
    • Linux : Atom, Sublime,  GEdit, vim, Emacs

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Yvonne Baho

Yvonne M. Baho Director, Enterprise Learning
Phone: 978.582.7105
E-mail: ybaho@tdwi.org


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