Big Data with Scala and Spark

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Fundamentals of Spark

Using Spark and Scala to extract useful insights from large data sets

Clock1.5 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1 hour class you will learn the basics of using Scala with Apache Spark to process Big Data (large data sets). Work on a set of bicycle sale data to help the marketing team target different demographics. At the end of the course, you will have a good foundation of how to get insights from data sets.

Skills you will develop

Data SciencescalaBig DataSoftware DevelopmentSpark

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. Introduction and overview

  2. Set up the project

  3. Add Spark and create a session

  4. Create Spark dataframes

  5. Join the dataframes

  6. Select distinct values

  7. Do our research and get results

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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