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Apache Spark: Exploring Popular APIs and Libraries: Best of 2015

Book Description

Quickly learn the basics of Apache Spark, and uncover Spark’s most popular components in this new video compilation – Apache Spark: Exploring Popular APIs and Libraries. We begin with a quick introduction to Spark’s programming APIs, including MLlib, Spark Streaming, and spark.ml. Next, O’Reilly author Paco Nathan demonstrates how to access Spark’s predictive power for data analytics – walking you through each step in the process of creating a DataFrame, and exploring data using SQL queries. We close with an in-depth look at Spark’s machine learning libraries, as machine learning expert Mikio Braun walks through the process of running basic machine learning tasks in Spark.