Big data with Spark for engineers – basic workshop

Machine learning training


Python syntax

Skills your team will gain

An understanding of challenges in optical character recognition problems.

Experience in creating OCR solutions using modern deep learning methods.


2 days


Part 1

Introduction to Spark

  • Functional programming in Scala
  • MapReduce paradigm in Spark
  • Broadcasts, accumulators, caching

Part 2

Spark SQL

  • Dataframes
  • RDDs vs Dataframes vs Datasets
  • User Defined Functions

Part 2

data science in Spark – Spark MLLib

  • Managing and tracking experiments – ML Pipelines
  • Linear Regression, random Forests
  • Cross-validation and evaluation on Spark

Part 2

Spark GraphX

  • Pregel programming paradigm
  • VertexRDD, EdgeRDD
  • PageRank, Connected Components

Part 2

Spark Streaming

  • DStreams
  • Window functions, stateful operations
  • Sources and sinks

Part 2

Spark Structured Streaming

  • Streaming Datasets
  • Watermarking, windowing, stateful operations
  • Output modes, sources and sinks

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