What is this course about:
This course covers all the fundamentals about Apache Spark and teaches you everything you need to know about developing Spark applications. At the end of this course, you will gain in-depth knowledge about Apache Spark and general big data analysis and manipulations skills to help your company to adapt Apache Spark for building big data processing pipeline and data analytics applications.
This course covers 10+ hands-on big data examples. You will learn valuable knowledge about how to frame data analysis problems as Spark problems. Together we will learn examples such as aggregating NASA Apache web logs from different sources; we will explore the price trend by looking at the real estate data in California; we will write Spark applications to find out the median salary of developers in different countries through the Stack Overflow survey data; we will develop a system to analyze how maker spaces are distributed across different regions in the United Kingdom. And much much more.
What will you learn from this lecture:
In particularly, you will learn:
An overview of the architecture of Apache Spark.
Develop Apache Spark 2.0 applications using RDD transformations and actions and Spark SQL.
Work with Apache Spark's primary abstraction, resilient distributed datasets(RDDs) to process and analyze large data sets.
Deep dive into advanced techniques to optimize and tune Apache Spark jobs by partitioning, caching and persisting RDDs.
Scale up Spark applications on a Hadoop YARN cluster through Amazon's Elastic MapReduce service.
Analyze structured and semi-structured data using Datasets and DataFrames, and develop a thorough understanding of Spark SQL.
Best practices of working with Apache Spark in the field.
Why shall we learn Apache Spark:
Apache Spark gives us unlimited ability to build cutting-edge applications. It is also one of the most compelling technologies of the last decade in terms of its disruption to the big data world.
Spark provides in-memory cluster computing which greatly boosts the speed of iterative algorithms and interactive data mining tasks.
Apache Spark is the next-generation processing engine for big data.
Tons of companies are adapting Apache Spark to extract meaning from massive data sets, today you have access to that same big data technology right on your desktop.
Apache Spark is becoming a must tool for big data engineers and data scientists.
About the author:
Since 2015, James has been helping his company to adapt Apache Spark for building their big data processing pipeline and data analytics applications.
James' company has gained massive benefits by adapting Apache Spark in production. In this course, he is going to share with you his years of knowledge and best practices of working with Spark in the real field.
Why choosing this course?
This course is very hands-on, James has put lots effort to provide you with not only the theory but also real-life examples of developing Spark applications that you can try out on your own laptop.
James has uploaded all the source code to Github and you will be able to follow along with either Windows, MAC OS or Linux.
In the end of this course, James is confident that you will gain in-depth knowledge about Spark and general big data analysis and data manipulation skills. You'll be able to develop Spark application that analyzes Gigabytes scale of data both on your laptop, and in the cloud using Amazon's Elastic MapReduce service!
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You will go from zero to Spark hero in 4 hours.
Tao is a passionate software engineer who works in a leading big data analysis company in Silicon Valley.
Previously Tao has worked in big IT companies such as IBM and Cisco.
Tao has a MS degree in Computer Science from University of McGill and many years of experience as a teaching assistant for various computer science classes.
When Tao is not working, Tao enjoys reading and swimming, and he is a passionate photographer.
James Lee is a passionate software wizard working at one of the top Silicon Valley-based startups specializing in big data analysis.
In the past, he has worked on big companies such as Google and Amazon
In his day job, he works with big data technologies such as Cassandra and ElasticSearch, and he is an absolute Docker technology geek and IntelliJ IDEA lover with strong focus on efficiency and simplicity.
Apart from his career as a software engineer, he is keen on sharing his knowledge with others and guiding them especially for startups and programming. He has been teaching courses and conducting workshops on Java programming / IntelliJ IDEA since he was 21.
He enjoys working with Udemy because here he can share all his field knowledge and secrets with a broader audience. He hopes students will definitely benefit from his years of experience. The students will be thrilled of association with James and Udemy. And we are also excited to have you on board.
James Lee has a MS degree in Computer Science from McGill University and many years of experience as a teaching assistant for various computer science classes.
James Lee also enjoys skiing and swimming, and he is a passionate traveler.
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