Coupon & course info
Course Name: Spark and Python for Big Data with PySpark
Subtitle: Learn how to use Spark with Python, including Spark Streaming, Machine Learning, Spark 2.0 DataFrames and more!
Instructor: Taught by Jose Portilla, Data Scientist
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $195 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of October 20, 2017…
Students: 7,259 students enrolled students enrolled
Ratings: 930 reviews
Rank: ranked #82 in Udemy Development Courses
Brief course description
Learn the latest Big Data Technology – Spark! And learn to use it with one of the most popular programming languages, Python!
One of the most valuable technology skills is the ability to analyze huge data sets, and this course is specifically designed to bring you up to speed on one of the best technologies for this task, Apache Spark! The top technology companies like Google, Facebook, Netflix, Airbnb, Amazon, NASA, and more are all using Spark to solve their big data problems!
Spark can perform up to 100x faster than Hadoop MapReduce, which has caused an explosion in demand for this skill! Because the Spark 2.0 DataFrame framework is so new, you now have the ability to quickly become one of the most knowledgeable people in the job market!
(Read more about this course on the official course page.)
Jose Portilla bio
Jose Marcial Portilla has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University and years of experience as a professional instructor and trainer for Data Science and programming. He has publications and patents in various fields such as microfluidics, materials science, and data science technologies. Over the course of his career he has developed a skill set in analyzing data and he hopes to use his experience in teaching and data science to help other people learn the power of programming the ability to analyze data, as well as present the data in clear and beautiful visualizations. Currently he works as the Head of Data Science for Pierian Data Inc. and provides in-person data science and python programming training courses to employees working at top companies, including General Electric, Cigna, The New York Times, Credit Suisse, and many more. Feel free to contact him on LinkedIn for more information on in-person training sessions.
(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)
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Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: Intermediate Level
Lectures: 65 lessons
Duration: 10.5 hours of video
What you get: Use Python and Spark together to analyze Big Data
Target audience: Someone who knows Python and would like to learn how to use it for Big Data
Requirements: General Programming Skills in any Language (Preferrably Python)
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons