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Hands-on Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning and Computing with Spark

  • Jul 26, 2014 · 9:00 AM
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Hands-on and self-paced workshop on Spark and its applications for distributed query processing, streaming event processing, machine learning and graph processing.

Prerequisites:

• Programming skills in Scala, Python or another functional programming language.

• Your laptop (OS X or Windows). Please download this *before* coming: http://bit.ly/spark-training-2 

• Knowledge of MapReduce or basic machine learning algorithms is desireable but not necessary. 

Schedule:

See here.

More details will be coming soon.

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  • Jude Z.

    Really great hands-on learning experiences and good opportunities to meet so many awesome people! Looking forward to the next meetup.

    July 28, 2014

  • George C.

    All slides have been uploaded to the files area. Watch for it.

    2 · July 28, 2014

  • George C.

    It was a learning experience to create an exercise and to run some pre-created lab.

    July 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome work guys putting it all together. Here's the TypeSafe Activator link https://github.com/deanwampler/spark-workshop/blob/master/tutorial/README.md

    3 · July 26, 2014

    • Rindra

      Thanks Vincent. These are indeed good problems for learning the core API.

      July 26, 2014

    • Xiao M.

      Good stuff, very concise. Thanks, Vincent.

      July 27, 2014

  • Justin B.

    Fantastic event. Can't wait for the next one.

    July 27, 2014

  • Fahong L.

    Better than what I expected. Learned more than what I hoped to learn about Spark Streaming. Glad meeting you all and a big thank-you to Rindra, George, Ivailo, SAP and Simba!

    1 · July 26, 2014

  • Huangdong M.

    Awesome workshop! We should have more like this! Thanks for the hard work!

    1 · July 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome workshop. Thanks for all the hard work making it happen!

    3 · July 26, 2014

    • Rindra

      We're glad you got something out of it.

      July 26, 2014

  • Rindra

    Thanks all for joining the workshop. Special thanks Ivailo, Norris and Viren for your help. We hope to organize more events and see you give some enlightening talks about your interests and experience with Spark.

    1 · July 26, 2014

  • Rindra

    To enter the building, press 1 at front door, someone willi open it for you.

    1 · July 26, 2014

  • George C.

    I have now closed the sign-up for Saturday's tutorial. There are seats for everyone that's signed up. If you have previously RSVP but have changed your plans, please update yourself so that we have an accurate count of people. Thanks.

    1 · July 22, 2014

    • Ehsan M. K.

      Dear Rindra and George, thanks for your replies. I'll be happy to join.

      July 24, 2014

    • John T.

      I replied no because now I cannot attend, but my friend might be interested. He will join the waitlist.

      1 · July 24, 2014

  • Xiao M.

    Link should be http://bit.ly/spark-training-2 without the last dot. BTW, maybe add some description about what is inside that zip file? Thanks.

    2 · July 17, 2014

    • Rindra

      Thanks Xiao. More details to come.

      1 · July 17, 2014

  • Thales F.

    Nice

    July 15, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    How long will the workshop be? Half day, all day?

    Thanks for organizing this.

    July 6, 2014

    • George C.

      Rindra and I are working on the schedule right now (literally!). It's closer to 5-6h all in.

      July 6, 2014

    • Rindra

      Matthew, the schedule and time have been updated by George already. Hope to see you there!

      July 6, 2014

  • Rindra

    Please fill out this brief survey to help us tune the contents and format. Thank you! http://bit.ly/TKxIKU

    1 · June 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Please correct date in description "Tentative date: July 26th, 2013"

    May 22, 2014

    • Rindra

      Hi Vincent, thanks for joining the group. The date is confirmed.

      May 23, 2014

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