Taming Big Data with Apache Spark and Python [Books + Code]

Taming Big Data with Apache Spark and Python [Books + Code]
Taming Big Data with Apache Spark and Python [Books + Code] is published by in July 2017. This book has 81 pages in English, ISBN-13 978-1787287945.

Apache Spark has emerged as the next big thing in the Big Data domain – quickly rising from an ascending technology to an established superstar in just a matter of years. Spark allows you to quickly extract actionable insights from large amounts of data, on a real-time basis. This book is your companion to learn Apache Spark in a hands-on manner. Start with understanding how to set up Spark on a single system or on a cluster. From analyzing large data sets using Spark RDD to developing and running effective Spark jobs quickly using Python, this course will teach you everything. Packed with over 15 interactive, fun-filled examples relevant to the real-world, the course will empower you to understand the Spark ecosystem and implement production-grade real-time Spark projects with ease.

What you will learn

  • Learn how you can identify the Big Data problems as Spark problems
  • Install and run Apache Spark on your computer or on a cluster
  • Analyze large data sets across many CPUs using Spark’s Resilient Distributed Datasets
  • Implement machine learning on Spark using the MLlib library
  • Process continuos streams of data in real time using the Spark streaming module
  • Perform complex network analysis using Spark’s GraphX library
  • Use Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce service to run your Spark jobs on a cluster

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