In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to interact with a Spark cluster using Jupyter notebook and how to start a Spark application.
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What you'll learn
Create an application that runs on a Spark cluster
Derive knowledge from data using Spark RDD and DataFrames
Store results in Parquet tables
Skills you'll practice
- Category: Spark SQL
- Category: Data Analysis
- Category: Big Data
- Category: Apache Spark
- Category: Distributed Computing
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About this Guided Project
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
By the end of Task 1, you will become familiar with the Jupyter notebook environment
By the end of Task 2, you will be able to initialize a Spark application
By the end of Task 3, you will be able to create Spark Resilient Distributed Datasets
By the end of Task 4, you will be able to create Spark Data Frames in several ways
By the end of Task 5, you will be able to explore data sets with Spark SQL
By the end of Task 6, you will be able to write statistic queries and compare Spark DataFrames
By the end of Task 7, you will be able to store DataFrames in Parquet tables
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How you'll learn
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Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.
No downloads or installation required
Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.
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This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.
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