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Scala ProgrammingBig DataApache SparkSQL

Learner Career Outcomes

11%

started a new career after completing these courses

15%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 28 hours to complete
English

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École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

12 hours to complete

Getting Started + Spark Basics

12 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 105 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Data-Parallel to Distributed Data-Parallel10m
Latency24m
RDDs, Spark's Distributed Collection9m
RDDs: Transformation and Actions16m
Evaluation in Spark: Unlike Scala Collections!20m
Cluster Topology Matters!8m
5 readings
Tools setup10m
Sbt tutorial10m
Intellij IDEA Tutorial10m
Eclipse tutorial10m
Submitting solutions10m
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Reduction Operations & Distributed Key-Value Pairs

7 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 59 min)
4 videos
Pair RDDs6m
Transformations and Actions on Pair RDDs20m
Joins17m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Partitioning and Shuffling

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 57 min)
4 videos
Partitioning14m
Optimizing with Partitioners11m
Wide vs Narrow Dependencies16m
Week
4

Week 4

8 hours to complete

Structured data: SQL, Dataframes, and Datasets

8 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 133 min)
5 videos
Spark SQL17m
DataFrames (1)26m
DataFrames (2)30m
Datasets43m

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