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Spark Class Hosted by Stanford ICME

Reza Zadeh

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Friday, August 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Spark Class Hosted by Stanford ICME

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Day 1 (10am-4pm, lunch break 12:30-1:30pm)

An introduction to Distributed Computing and Spark (Reza Zadeh)

Hands-on exercises (Paco Nathan): slides

  • Installing Spark, then running a first app
  • Theory of operation, major abstractions
  • Historical background
  • Writing/running several example apps
  • Review of the API in Scala, Python, Java

Day 2 (10am-4pm, lunch break 12:30-1:30pm)

Hands-on exercises (Paco Nathan): slides

  • Review: coding assignment
  • Extended Spark examples
  • Unified engine across batch, iterative, SQL, ML, etc.
  • Software development lifecycle: build, deploy, monitor
  • Tooling: Maven, SBT, IPython notebook, etc.
  • Production case studies
  • Other resources for learning

Day 3 (10am-2:30pm, lunch break 11:30-1pm)

  • Introduction to MLlib: Spark's Machine Learning library (Reza Zadeh)
  • Automating the Machine Learning Pipeline (Ameet Talwalkar)
  • Graph Processing with the GraphX library (Ankur Dave)
  • Spark Streaming (Tathagata Das)

Organized by Databricks and Stanford ICME.

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When & Where

Clark Center Auditorium
James H. Clark Center
Stanford, CA 94305

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Friday, August 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

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