Spark and Python for Big Data with PySpark

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10.5 hours course
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$ 126.99
What will you learn?
Use Python and Spark together to analyze Big Data
Learn how to use the new Spark 2.0 DataFrame Syntax
Work on Consulting Projects that mimic real world situations!
Classify Customer Churn with Logisitic Regression
Use Spark with Random Forests for Classification
Learn how to use Spark's Gradient Boosted Trees
Use Spark's MLlib to create Powerful Machine Learning Models
Learn about the DataBricks Platform!
Get set up on Amazon Web Services EC2 for Big Data Analysis
Learn how to use AWS Elastic MapReduce Service!
Learn how to leverage the power of Linux with a Spark Environment!
Create a Spam filter using Spark and Natural Language Processing!
Use Spark Streaming to Analyze Tweets in Real Time!
About the course

Learn the latest Big Data Technology - Spark! And learn to use it with one of the most popular programming languages, Python!

One of the most valuable technology skills is the ability to analyze huge data sets, and this course is specifically designed to bring you up to speed on one of the best technologies for this task, Apache Spark! The top technology companies like Google, Facebook, Netflix, Airbnb, Amazon, NASA, and more are all using Spark to solve their big data problems!

Spark can perform up to 100x faster than Hadoop MapReduce, which has caused an explosion in demand for this skill! Because the Spark 2.0 DataFrame framework is so new, you now have the ability to quickly become one of the most knowledgeable people in the job market!

This course will teach the basics with a crash course in Python, continuing on to learning how to use Spark DataFrames with the latest Spark 2.0 syntax! Once we've done that we'll go through how to use the MLlib Machine Library with the DataFrame syntax and Spark. All along the way you'll have exercises and Mock Consulting Projects that put you right into a real world situation where you need to use your new skills to solve a real problem!

We also cover the latest Spark Technologies, like Spark SQL, Spark Streaming, and advanced models like Gradient Boosted Trees! After you complete this course you will feel comfortable putting Spark and PySpark on your resume! This course also has a full 30 day money back guarantee and comes with a LinkedIn Certificate of Completion!

If you're ready to jump into the world of Python, Spark, and Big Data, this is the course for you!

Introduction to Course
Welcome to the course!
Course Overview
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Spark? Why Python?
Setting up Python with Spark
Learn how to set-up Python and Spark on your system!
Set-up Overview
Let's explain the set-up for the course!
Note on Installation Sections
Local VirtualBox Set-up
Installation Option 1: VirtualBox Setup with Ubuntu
Local Installation VirtualBox Part 1
Let's walk through the local installation of Ubuntu
Local Installation VirtualBox Part 2
Setting up PySpark
  • General Programming Skills in any Language (Preferrably Python)
  • 20 GB of free space on your local computer (or alternatively a strong internet connection for AWS)
Jose Portilla
Jose Portilla
Head of Data Science, Pierian Data Inc.
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