Just Enough Python for Apache Spark

Course Details
Code: DB096
Tuition (USD): $1,000.00 • Classroom (1 day)
$1,000.00 • Virtual (1 day)

This 1-day course provides an overview of the core features of Python that you need to know to use Apache Spark effectively

Skills Gained

Understand the basics of Pythonprogramming, without delving into the more advanced areas of Python that aren’t necessary for Spark.

  • Compare and contrast Python with languages like Scala and Java.
  • Learn how to write classes, functions, and full programs in Pytho .
  • Understand the basics of Pythons’s compile time typing.
  • Learn how Python's compact, powerful syntax can help you write better Spark jobs with less code.

Who Can Benefit

Data engineers and data analysts, with some experience in big data processing, who want to learn more about Apache Spark


Basic programming experience in an object oriented or functional language, such as Python, Ruby, Java, or C#, is required

Course Details

Additional Notes

All ​participants ​will ​need ​:

  • a ​laptop ​with ​updated ​versions ​of ​Chrome ​or ​Firefox ​(Internet ​Explorer ​and ​Safari ​are ​not ​supported) ​
  • ​an ​internet ​connection ​which ​can ​support ​use ​of ​GoToTraining. ​​GoToTraining ​is ​the online ​platform ​via ​which ​the ​class ​will ​be ​delivered and ​prior ​to ​attendance, ​each ​registrant ​will ​receive ​GoToTraining ​log-in ​instructions. For ​more ​information ​and ​to ​confirm ​​​your ​​​computer ​​​can ​​​run ​​​GoToTraining
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