Big Data Hands-on: Spark & Scala
Scala is definitely the hottest programming language in town to Big Data and Highly scale-able systems. Spark is considered by industry experts as “Hadoop v3” is it enables the Hadoop Map-Reduce offer w/ X100 performance boost using tenth of the development effort. This is reason many of the hottest online Big Data firms already chosen this stack for their next generation data platforms.
This is your opportunity to get into the stack, learn about functional programming, API design, Big Data architectures and data analysis. During the sessions we’ll learn to program Scala, install Spark, get familiar w/ relevant RESTful framework and analyze data using Spark and R