Apache Spark and Scala Certification Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

Apache Spark is a fast, in-memory distributed collections framework written in Scala. In this Apache Spark & Scala certification training, you will learn Scala's programming model in detail apart from gaining exposure to real-time data analytics through hands-on examples in Spark and Scala.

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Course Description


Apache Spark and Scala training module teaches you to create applications in Spark with the implementation of Scala programming. It provides a clear comparison between Spark and Hadoop and covers techniques to increasing your application performance and enabling high-speed processing.


After the completion of 'Apache Spark & Scala' course, you will be able to:

  • Understand Scala and its implementation
  • Apply Lazy values, Control Structures, Loops, Collection, etc.
  • Learn the concepts of Traits and OOPS in scala
  • Understand Functional programming in scala
  • Get an insight into the BigData challenges
  • How spark acts as a solution to these challenges
  • Install spark and implement spark operations on spark shell
  • Understand what are RDDs in spark
  • Implement spark application on YARN (Hadoop)
  • Analyze Hive and Spark SQL Architecture

Duration - 5 Days


  • Basic familiarity with Linux or Unix
  • Intermediate-level of Hadoop

Course Curriculum

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  • Why second generation frameworks?
  • Introduction to Spark
  • Scala shell
  • Spark Architecture
  • Spark on Cluster
  • Spark Core
  • SparkSQL
  • Spark Streaming
  • Cluster Managers
  • Spark Users
  • What is use of Spark
  • Spark Versions
  • Spark Storage Layers
  • Download Spark
  • A. Why second generation frameworks?
  • B .The Driver
  • C. Executors
  • D. Execution components: jobs, tasks, stages
  • E. Spark Web UI
  • A. Standalone Cluster Manager
  • B .Hadoop YARN
  • C. Apache Mesos
  • D. Amazon EC2
  • E. Which Cluster Manager?
  • F. Spark-submit for deploying applications
  • G. Using MAVEN for JAVA SPARK application
  • H. Using SBT for A SCALA Applicatio
  • Different file formats:

  • Text files
  • Json
  • Comma ,tab separated values
  • Object files
  • Sequence files
  • Input /output formats
  • SPARKSQL for Structured data
  • What is RDD
  • Why RDD?
  • RDD operations
  • Transformations
  • Actions
  • Lazy Evaluation
  • Basic RDD’s
  • Caching
  • Converting between RDD types
  • Spark Api supports Python, Java, Scala
  • Working with Key, value pairs
  • Create key, value pair RDD’s
  • Aggregations
  • Grouping data
  • Joins
  • Sorting data
  • RDD’s partitioner
  • Operations from partitioning
  • Page Rank example
  • Aggregate
  • Fold
  • Map partitions
  • Glom
  • Accumulators
  • Broadcasters
  • Anatomy of a spark RDD
  • Splits
  • Localization
  • Serialization
  • Transformations Vs. Actions
  • Spark sql in applications
  • Spark sql initialization
  • Spark sql basic query
  • Schema RDD’s
  • Caching
  • Load data from hive
  • Load data from json
  • Load data from RDD’s
  • Beeline
  • Long-lived tables and queries
  • Query hands-on
  • Spark sql UDF’s
  • Performance
  • Streaming Architecture
  • Two types of Transformations

  •    1. Stateless Transformations
  •    2. Stateful Transformations
  • Streaming UI
  • Sources: Input
  • Core Sources
  • Additional Sources
  • Multiple Sources
  • Cluster Sizing
  • Driver Fault Tolerance
  • Worker Fault Tolerance
  • Receiver Fault Tolerance
  • Operation 24/7
  • Performance
  • Garbage collection
  • Memory Usage
  • Lab Content


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Mukesh is a Subject matter expert on Big Data technologies, with over 13 years of experience designing and developing large scale enterprise applications. He is a technology evangalist and an expert trainer – one of the few trainers globally who have measured up to the extremely... Read More

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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

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