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Intermediate Level

Familiarity with SQL

Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Ingest, transform, and query data to extract valuable insights.

  • Leverage existing SQL skills to start working with Apache Spark.

Skills you will gain

Data AnalysisSpark SQLSQL
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Intermediate Level

Familiarity with SQL

Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

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Databricks

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

27 minutes to complete

Welcome to Apache Spark SQL for Data Analysts

27 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 video
1 reading
Before you begin5m
1 practice exercise
End of module knowledge check15m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Spark makes big data easy

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 21 min)
6 videos
What is big data?6m
Common struggles with big data4m
Big Data Needs2m
Apache Spark Intro3m
Spark SQL2m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Concept Review30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Using Spark SQL on Databricks

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 19 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Signing up for Databricks Community Edition1m
Preparing your workspace2m
Working with notebooks3m
Using course materials6m
Basic queries with Spark SQL reading introduction1m
Data Visualization on Databricks reading introduction38s
Data visualization tools1m
Exploratory Data Analysis lab introduction25s
4 readings
Course Materials5m
Basic Queries reading activity30m
Data Visualization reading activity30m
Your turn! Exploratory Data Analysis lab30m
2 practice exercises
Module 3 Concept Review30m
3.3 Exploratory Data Analysis Quiz15m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Spark Under the Hood

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 32 min)
7 videos
Understanding optimizations7m
The physical cluster3m
The SparkUI and SQL tab2m
Optimizing query logic4m
Impact of Caching6m
Optimizing with selective data loading6m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Concept Review30m

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