Apache Spark And Scala Certification Training

Apache Spark and Scala Certification Training

Apache Spark and Scala Certification Training is designed to prepare you for the Cloudera Hadoop and Spark Developer Certification Exam (CCA175). You will gain in-depth knowledge on Apache Spark and the Spark Ecosystem, which includes Spark RDD, Spark SQL, Spark MLlib and Spark Streaming. You will get comprehensive knowledge on Scala Programming language, HDFS, Sqoop, Flume, Spark GraphX and Messaging System such as Kafka.

Spark is popular in leading companies including Microsoft, Amazon and IBM companies using Scala.

Global Spark market revenue will grow to $4.2 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of 67% – Marketanalysis.com.

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Apache Spark and Scala Certification Training


Apache Spark and Scala Certification Training is designed to prepare you for the Cloudera Hadoop and Spark Developer Certification Exam (CCA175). You will gain in-depth knowledge on Apache Spark and the Spark Ecosystem, which includes Spark RDD, Spark SQL, Spark MLlib and Spark Streaming. You will get comprehensive knowledge on Scala Programming language, HDFS, Sqoop, Flume, Spark GraphX and Messaging System such as Kafka.

  • WEEK 5-6
  • 10 Modules
  • 6 Hours
Safe Paced

Learning Objectives: Understand Big Data and its components such as HDFS. You will learn about the Hadoop Cluster Architecture, Introduction to Spark and the difference between batch processing and real-time processing.

  • What is Big Data?
  • Big Data Customer Scenarios.
  • Limitations and Solutions of Existing Data Analytics Architecture with Uber Use Case.
  • How Hadoop Solves the Big Data Problem?
  • What is Hadoop?
  • Hadoop’s Key Characteristics.
  • Hadoop Ecosystem and HDFS.
  • Hadoop Core Components.
  • Rack Awareness and Block Replication.
  • YARN and its Advantage.
  • Hadoop Cluster and its Architecture.
  • Hadoop: Different Cluster Modes.
  • Big Data Analytics with Batch & Real-time Processing.
  • Why Spark is needed?
  • What is Spark?
  • How Spark differs from other frameworks?
  • Spark at Yahoo.

Learning Objectives: Learn the basics of Scala that are required for programming Spark applications. You will also learn about the basic constructs of Scala such as variable types, control structures, collections such as Array, ArrayBuffer, Map, Lists, and many more.

  • What is Scala?
  • Why Scala for Spark?
  • Scala in other Frameworks.
  • Introduction to Scala REPL.
  • Basic Scala Operations.
  • Variable Types in Scala.
  • Control Structures in Scala.
  • Foreach loop, Functions and Procedures.
  • Collections in Scala- Array.
  • ArrayBuffer, Map, Tuples, Lists and More.
Hands On:
  • Scala REPL Detailed Demo.

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about object-oriented programming and functional programming techniques in Scala.

  • Functional Programming.
  • Higher Order Functions.
  • Anonymous Functions.
  • Class in Scala.
  • Getters and Setters.
  • Custom Getters and Setters.
  • Properties with only Getters.
  • Auxiliary Constructor and Primary Constructor.
  • Singletons.
  • Extending a Class.
  • Overriding Methods.
  • Traits as Interfaces and Layered Traits.

Hands On:
  • OOPs Concepts.
  • Functional Programming.

Learning Objectives: Understand Apache Spark and learn how to develop Spark applications. At the end, you will learn how to perform data ingestion using Sqoop.

  • Spark’s Place in Hadoop Ecosystem.
  • Spark Components & its Architecture.
  • Spark Deployment Modes.
  • Introduction to Spark Shell.
  • Writing your first Spark Job Using SBT.
  • Submitting Spark Job.
  • Spark Web UI.
  • Data Ingestion using Sqoop.

Hands On:
  • Building and Running Spark Application.
  • Spark Application Web UI.
  • Configuring Spark Properties.
  • Data Ingestion using Sqoop.

Learning Objectives: Get an insight of Spark - RDDs and other RDD related manipulations for implementing business logics (Transformations, Actions, and Functions performed on RDD).

  • Challenges in Existing Computing Methods.
  • Probable Solution & How RDD Solves the Problem.
  • What is RDD, It’s Operations, Transformations & Actions.
  • Data Loading and Saving Through RDDs.
  • Key-Value Pair RDDs.
  • Other Pair RDDs, Two Pair RDDs.
  • RDD Lineage.
  • RDD Persistence.
  • WordCount Program Using RDD Concepts.
  • RDD Partitioning & How It Helps Achieve Parallelization?
  • Passing Functions to Spark.

Hands On:
  • Loading data in RDDs.
  • Saving data through RDDs.
  • RDD Transformations.
  • RDD Actions and Functions.
  • RDD Partitions.
  • Word Count through RDDs.

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about SparkSQL which is used to process structured data with SQL queries, data-frames and datasets in Spark SQL along with different kind of SQL operations performed on the data-frames. You will also learn about Spark and Hive integration.

  • Need for Spark SQL.
  • What is Spark SQL?
  • Spark SQL Architecture.
  • SQL Context in Spark SQL.
  • User Defined Functions.
  • Data Frames & Datasets.
  • Interoperating with RDDs.
  • JSON and Parquet File Formats.
  • Loading Data through Different Sources.
  • Spark – Hive Integration.

Hands On:
  • Spark SQL – Creating Data Frames.
  • Loading and Transforming Data through Different Sources.
  • Stock Market Analysis.
  • Spark-Hive Integration.

Learning Objectives: Learn why machine learning is needed, different Machine Learning techniques/algorithms, and SparK MLlib.

  • Why Machine Learning?
  • What is Machine Learning?
  • Where Machine Learning is Used?
  • Face Detection: USE CASE.
  • Different Types of Machine Learning Techniques.
  • Introduction to MLlib.
  • Features of MLlib and MLlib Tools.
  • Various ML Algorithms Supported by MLlib.

Learning Objectives: Implement various algorithms supported by MLlib such as Linear Regression, Decision Tree, Random Forest and many more.

  • Supervised Learning - Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Decision Tree, Random Forest.
  • Unsupervised Learning - K-Means Clustering & How It Works with MLlib.
  • Analysis on US Election Data using MLlib (K-Means).

Hands On:
  • Machine Learning MLlib.
  • K- Means Clustering.
  • Linear Regression.
  • Logistic Regression.
  • Decision Tree.
  • Random Forest.

Learning Objectives: Understand Kafka and its Architecture. Also, learn about Kafka Cluster, how to configure different types of Kafka Cluster. Get introduced to Apache Flume, its architecture and how it is integrated with Apache Kafka for event processing. In the end, learn how to ingest streaming data using flume.

  • Need for Kafka.
  • What is Kafka?
  • Core Concepts of Kafka.
  • Kafka Architecture.
  • Where is Kafka Used?
  • Understanding the Components of Kafka Cluster.
  • Configuring Kafka Cluster.
  • Kafka Producer and Consumer Java API.
  • Need of Apache Flume.
  • What is Apache Flume?
  • Basic Flume Architecture.
  • Flume Sources.
  • Flume Sinks.
  • Flume Channels.
  • Flume Configuration.
  • Integrating Apache Flume and Apache Kafka.

Hands On:
  • Configuring Single Node Single Broker Cluster.
  • Configuring Single Node Multi Broker Cluster.
  • Producing and consuming messages.
  • Flume Commands.
  • Setting up Flume Agent.
  • Streaming Twitter Data into HDFS.

Learning Objectives: Work on Spark streaming which is used to build scalable fault-tolerant streaming applications. Also, learn about DStreams and various Transformations performed on the streaming data. You will get to know about commonly used streaming operators such as Sliding Window Operators and Stateful Operators.

  • Drawbacks in Existing Computing Methods.
  • Why Streaming is Necessary?
  • What is Spark Streaming?
  • Spark Streaming Features.
  • Spark Streaming Workflow.
  • How Uber Uses Streaming Data.
  • Streaming Context & DStreams.
  • Transformations on DStreams.
  • Describe Windowed Operators and Why it is Useful?
  • Important Windowed Operators.
  • Slice, Window and Reduce By Window Operators.
  • Stateful Operators.

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn about the different streaming data sources such as Kafka and flume. At the end of the module, you will be able to create a spark streaming application.

  • Apache Spark Streaming: Data Sources.
  • Streaming Data Source Overview.
  • Apache Flume and Apache Kafka Data Sources.
  • Example: Using a Kafka Direct Data Source.
  • Perform Twitter Sentimental Analysis Using Spark Streaming.

Hands On:
  • Different Streaming Data Sources.

Learning Objectives: Work on an end-to-end Financial domain project covering all the major concepts of Spark taught during the course.

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will be learning the key concepts of Spark GraphX programming and operations along with different GraphX algorithms and their implementations.

Program Syllabus


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How will I execute the Practicals in this Spark Certification Training?

You will execute all your Spark and Scala Course Assignments/Case Studies on the Cloud LAB environment provided by OLTechEdu. You will be accessing the Cloud LAB via browser. In case of any doubt, OLTechEdu’s Support Team will be available 24*7 for prompt assistance.

What are the system requirements for our Apache Spark Certification Training?

You don’t have to worry about the system requirements as you will be executing your practicals on a Cloud LAB which is a pre-configured environment. This environment already contains all the necessary tools and services required for OLTechEdu s Spark Training.

Which projects and case-studies will be a part of this OLTechEdu s Spark and Scala Online Training Course?

Project 1- Domain:- Financial A leading financial bank is trying to broaden the financial inclusion for the unbanked population. Project 2:- Domain:- Transportation Industry-Business challenge/requirement: With the spike in pollution levels and the fuel prices.

Course Description

About the Apache Spark
About the Apache Spark and Scala Online Course.Apache Spark Certification Training Course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a successful Big Data & Spark Developer. This Training would help you to clear the CCA Spark and apachespark Developer (CCA175) Examination.
  • You will understand the basics of Big Data and Apache Spark.
  • You will learn how Spark enables in-memory data processing and runs much faster than apache spark MapReduce.
  • You will also learn about RDDs, Spark SQL for structured processing, different APIs offered by Spark such as Spark Streaming, Spark MLlib.
  • This course is an integral part of a Big Data Developer’s Career path.
  • It will also encompass the fundamental concepts such as data capturing using Flume, data loading using Sqoop, messaging system like Kafka, etc.

Objectives Of Our Online Spark Training Course
What are the objectives of our Online Spark Training Course?Spark Certification Training is designed by industry experts to make you a Certified Spark Developer. The Spark Scala Course offers:
  • Overview of Big Data & Hadoop including HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System), YARN (Yet Another Resource Negotiator).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of various tools that fall in Spark Ecosystem like Spark SQL, Spark MlLib, Sqoop, Kafka, Flume and Spark Streaming.
  • The capability to ingest data in HDFS using Sqoop & Flume, and analyze those large datasets stored in the HDFS.
  • The power of handling real time data feeds through a publish-subscribe messaging system like Kafka.
  • The exposure to many real-life industry-based projects which will be executed using OL Tech Edu's CloudLab.
  • Projects which are diverse in nature covering banking, telecommunication, social media, and govenment domains.
  • Rigorous involvement of a SME throughout the Spark Training to learn industry standards and best practices.

Online Spark Training
Why should you go for Online Spark Training?
  • Spark is one of the most growing and widely used tool for Big Data & Analytics. It has been adopted by multiple companies falling into various domains around the globe and therefore, offers promising career opportunities. In order to take part in these kind of opportunities, you need a structured training that is aligned as per Cloudera Hadoop and Spark Developer Certification (CCA175) and current industry requirements and best practices.
  • Besides strong theoretical understanding, it is quite essential to have a strong hands-on experience. Hence, during the OL Tech Edu's Spark and Scala course, you will be working on various industry-based use-cases and projects incorporating big data and spark tools as a part of solution strategy.
  • Additionally, all your doubts will be addressed by the industry professional, currently working on real life big data and analytics projects.

Learning With Our Spark Certification Training
What are the skills that you will be learning with our Spark Certification Training?

The OL Tech Edu's Spark Training is designed to help you become a successful Spark developer. During this course, our expert instructors will train you to-

  • Write Scala Programs to build Spark Application.
  • Master the concepts of HDFS.
  • Understand Hadoop 2.x Architecture.
  • Understand Spark and its Ecosystem.
  • Implement Spark operations on Spark Shell.
  • Implement Spark applications on YARN (Hadoop).
  • Write Spark Applications using Spark RDD concepts.
  • Learn data ingestion using Sqoop.
  • Perform SQL queries using Spark SQL.
  • Implement various machine learning algorithms in Spark MLlib API and Clustering.
  • Explain Kafka and its components.
  • Understand Flume and its components.
  • Integrate Kafka with real time streaming systems like Flume.
  • Use Kafka to produce and consume messages.

Who Should Go For Our Spark Training Course
Who should go for our Spark Training Course? Market for Big Data Analytics is growing tremendously across the world and such strong growth pattern followed by market demand is a great opportunity for all IT Professionals. Here are a few Professional IT groups, who are continuously enjoying the benefits and perks of moving into Big Data domain.
  • Developers and Architects.
  • BI /ETL/DW Professionals.
  • Senior IT Professionals.
  • Testing Professionals.
  • Mainframe Professionals.
  • Freshers.
  • Big Data Enthusiasts.
  • Software Architects, Engineers and Developers.
  • Data Scientists and Analytics Professionals.

Spark And Scala Online Training Help Your Career
How will Spark and Scala Online Training help your career? The stats provided below will provide you a glimpse of growing popularity and adoption rate of Big Data tools like Spark in the current as well as upcoming years:
  • 56% of Enterprises Will Increase Their Investment in Big Data over the Next Three Years – Forbes.
  • McKinsey predicts that by 2018 there will be a shortage of 1.5M data experts.
  • Average Salary of Spark Developers is $113k.
  • According to a McKinsey report, US alone will deal with shortage of nearly 190,000 data scientists and 1.5 million data analysts and Big Data managers by 2018.
  • As you know, nowadays, many organisations are showing interest in Big Data and are adopting Spark as a part of solution strategy, the demand of jobs in Big Data and Spark is rising rapidly. So, it is high time to pursue your career in the field of Big Data & Analytics with our Spark and Scala Certification Training Course.

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