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Explore stock prices with Spark SQL
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Explore stock prices with Spark SQL

Taught in English

Florencia Silvestre

Instructor: Florencia Silvestre

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Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

(53 reviews)

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

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

(53 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. By the end of Task 1, you will become familiar with the Jupyter notebook environment

  2. By the end of Task 2, you will be able to initialize a Spark application

  3. By the end of Task 3, you will be able to create Spark Resilient Distributed Datasets

  4. By the end of Task 4, you will be able to create Spark Data Frames in several ways

  5. By the end of Task 5, you will be able to explore data sets with Spark SQL

  6. By the end of Task 6, you will be able to write statistic queries and compare Spark DataFrames

  7. By the end of Task 7, you will be able to store DataFrames in Parquet tables

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Florencia Silvestre
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  • Skill-based, hands-on learning

    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

  • Expert guidance

    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.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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