Spark – Level 1

How to earn this badge

This badge is earned after successfully completing all course activities and passing the test of the following Cognitive Class course:

Spark Fundamentals I

Ignite your interest in Apache Spark with an introduction to the core concepts that make this general processor an essential tool set for working with Big Data. Get hands-on experience with Spark in our lab exercises, hosted in the cloud.

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Why earn this badge?

This badge attests that the following skills have been obtained by the holder:
  • Has a basic understanding of Spark.
  • Can describe Spark, articulate its benefits, and describe how it is used.
  • Can also use Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDD) and DataFrames to perform in-memory computing and create applications on top of the Spark built-in libraries.

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