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Apache Spark Programming

2 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available


This Apache Spark training course is for data engineers, analysts, architects, software engineers, IT operations and technical managers interested in a thorough, hands-on overview of Apache Spark and SparkSQL. The course covers the core APIs for using Spark; fundamental mechanisms and basic internals of the platform; SQL and other high-level data access tools; as well as Spark’s streaming capabilities and machine learning APIs.

Each topic includes lecture content along with hands-on use of Spark in lab exercises. Attendees will code jobs and perform data analysis queries, and visualizations using their own Spark cluster. All class code is directly usable with pure open-source Spark or any commercial Spark distribution.


Available for Instructor-Led (ILT) in-person/onsite training or Virtual Instructor-Led training (VILT) delivery; Open Enrollment options may be available.

Who Should Attend

Application Developers, Analysts and Data Scientists

What Attendees will learn

This course is designed to provide attendees with a comprehensive, hands-on overview of Apache Spark and SparkSQL. Learning modules include:

  • Internals of the Apache Spark Platform
  • Manipulating and Analysis of Resislient Distributed Datasets and DataFrames
  • Working with key/value data and file based data
  • Querying Hadoop and JDBC/ODBC sources with SparkSQL
  • Coding User Defined Functions


Each attendee will require the ability to run a 64 bit virtual machine (provided with the course). Basic Linux command line skills are helpful. The coding examples use Python and PySpark so some experience with Python is important.

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