Apache Spark: Tips, Tricks, & Techniques [Video]

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By Tomasz Lelek
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About this video

Apache Spark has been around for quite some time, but do you really know how to get the most out of Spark? This course aims at giving you new possibilities; you will explore many aspects of Spark, some you may have never heard of and some you never knew existed.

In this course you'll learn to implement some practical and proven techniques to improve particular aspects of programming and administration in Apache Spark. You will explore 7 sections that will address different aspects of Spark via 5 specific techniques with clear instructions on how to carry out different Apache Spark tasks with hands-on experience. The techniques are demonstrated using practical examples and best practices.

By the end of this course, you will have learned some exciting tips, best practices, and techniques with Apache Spark. You will be able to perform tasks and get the best data out of your databases much faster and with ease.

All the code and supporting files for this course are available on Github at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Apache-Spark-Tips-Tricks-Techniques

Style and Approach

This step-by-step and fast-paced guide will help you learn different techniques you can use to optimize your testing time, speed, and results with a practical approach, take your skills to the next level, and get you up-and-running with Spark.

Publication date:
November 2018
Publisher
Packt
Duration
2 hours 26 minutes
ISBN
9781789801125

About the Author

  • Tomasz Lelek

    Tomasz Lelek is a software engineer, programming mostly in Java and Scala. He has been working with the Spark and ML APIs for the past 6 years, with production experience in processing petabytes of data. He is passionate about nearly everything associated with software development and believes that we should always try to consider different solutions and approaches before attempting to solve a problem. Recently, he was also a speaker at conferences in Poland—Confitura, and JDD (Java Developers Day) and at Krakow Scala User Group. He has also conducted a live coding session at the Geecon Conference.

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The content was great. But it is a bit difficult to understand 100% of those, because there is no subtitle in English.
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