SPARK Day - Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
IBM is offering a free proof of technology for clients and practitioners on Apache Spark. This is a full day of education on Spark with hands on exercises instructed in person by Spark experts. The course will provide a detail overview of Apache Spark with real world hands on examples of data wrangling and machine learning. The exercises will be done in Jupyter notebooks with publicly available datasets. Participants will use IBM’s fully managed free Cloud platform available for educational purposes.
Hands on Introduction to Apache Spark for Data Engineers, Data Scientist and Developers
Who should go:
Anyone interested in learning more about Apache Spark.
A working knowledge of Coding (Preferred Python and/or Scala), understand distributed computing, Spark and SQL.
What to expect:
Expect to spend a full day of lecture and hands on exercises attacking real-world data challenges using Apache Spark. In 8 hours you will learn the basic essentials of Apache Spark and why it's important to your organization. This workshop will focus on data wrangling and machine learning.
Full Day Agenda:
|8:30am - 9:00am||Registration, Welcome, Socialize|
|9:00am - 10:00am||Kick-off, Apache Spark Overview|
|10:00am - 11:00am||Lab 1, Hello Spark - Hands on Exercise|
|11:00am - 12:00pm||Apache Spark SQL Overview|
|12:00pm - 1:00pm||Lunch|
|1:00pm - 2:00pm||Lab 2, Spark SQL - Hands on Exercises|
|2:00pm - 3:00pm||Overview of Data Science & Machine Learning with Apache Spark|
|3:00pm - 4:00pm||Lab 3, Machine Learning with Spark - Hands on Exercises|
|4:00pm - 4:30pm||Wrap Up - Feedback from Attendees|