Introduction to Spark Course: Intro to Scala (1 of 7)

  • July 9, 2014 · 7:00 PM

Introduction to Spark Course: Intro to Scala (1 of 7)

July 9th will be the first of a seven-part course introducing Spark and its ecosystem. The first lecture is an introduction to Scala, presented by Roger Huang.

Introduction to Spark is an introductory-level 7-lecture series hosted by the Austin ACM SIGKDD chapter regarding Spark and its ecosystem. No prior knowledge about Spark is assumed.

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm.
Location: PayPal (7700 W. Palmer Lane, Building D, Austin, TX 78727)
Seating is limited to the first 45 to sign up each week.
Bring a picture ID and please arrive early to assist with the sign-in process.

Planned Lectures:
July 9: Introduction to Scala by Roger Huang
July 16: Introduction to Spark by Ognen Duzlevski
July 23: Introduction to Shark by Roger Huang
July 30: Spark and Python by Robert Zurga
Aug. 6: SparkML - machine learning library by Omar Odibat
Aug. 13: Spark Streaming by Chance Coble
Aug. 20: GraphX - graph database on Spark by Srini Penchikala

To set clear expectations, the content may be new to some of the presenters; efforts will be made to research and present to group.  Pleases contact the instructors directly if you have any questions.

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Our Sponsors

  • Association for Computing Machinery

    Parent Organziation


    We are the local Austin chapter of ACM SIGKDD

  • Visa

    Meeting space + pizza for the "ML with Python" course.

  • PayPal

    Meeting space for the "Introduction to Spark" course.

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