Past Meetup

[Notice] Apache Spark and the Current Big Data Landscape

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This talk will be given by Hugh McBride, Big Data Analytics Developer & Hadoop Consultant.


• The state of Big Data and Hadoop till early 2013 i.e the different components Hive , Pig , HBase , HDFS , Map / Reduce etc and what they are use for .

• The pros and cons of the current system

• What is Apache Spark , how is it different

• A lightening tour of Scala

• Downloading Spark

• Intro to Spark and the Spark REPL

• Basic Spark ,

• Spark SQL

• A Simple Spark MLib example

• Setting up a Spark dev environment (Stand alone) , and debugging programs

• Setting up a simple spark cluster on Amazon EC2

• Running Spark Application in Clustered Mode