Big Data with Spark

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Corporate / Group Training
2 days
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United States of America
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Course description

Big Data with Spark

In order for a company to use data to capitalize on new opportunities and address challenges, it must be able to manage large data sets efficiently and effectively. If your organization has chosen Spark to manage its data sets, then Big Data with Spark by Metis will get your data and analytics workforce up to speed.

Attendees will learn about Spark, a framework for distributed computing, as well as learn libraries for manipulating data and doing machine learning on data stored in Spark clusters.

Big Data with Spark Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify challenges when working with large datasets
  • List elements of the Hadoop and Spark big data ecosystems
  • Identify the advantages of using Spark for large datasets
  • Identify and describe the different Spark data structures
  • Use Spark to collect, aggregate, analyze, and model data
  • Describe Window and user-defined functions
  • Explain how Spark performs different types of joins
  • Describe common Spark issues and optimizations
  • Identify and describe the different Spark elements for performing machine learning

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Who should attend?


Experience with Python, some experience with Machine Learning, and some experience with SQL (optional)


Highly technical analysts or Data Scientists hoping to gain familiarity with working with data at scale

Training content

Metis Big Data With Spark Course Outline

Big Data With Spark Day 1:

  • Data at scale
  • Introduction to big data ecosystem
  • Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS
  • Spark overview
  • DataFrames and Spark SQL
  • Basic functions

Big Data with Spark Day 2:

  • Review day 1
  • User defined functions (UDFs)
  • Window functions
  • Joins overview
  • Common Spark issues & optimizations
  • Machine Learning

About Metis



Metis accelerates data science and analytics learning for individuals, companies, and institutions. The Corporate Training team at Metis has been a trusted training partner to Fortune 500 clients around the globe and across numerous industries since 2015.  We are respected...

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