Apache Spark Proof of Technology by IBM

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THIS IS A FREE EVENT HOSTED BY IBM BUT RSVP via Meetup won't get you in. YOU MUST REGISTER HERE: ibm.com/ascdc

Hands on introduction to Apache Spark for Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Application Developers

This IBM sponsored Proof of Technology workshop will give clients a full day of education on Apache Spark including hands on education. The PoT will have a detailed overview of Apache Spark Data Science including hands on exercises. The Lab will be done within a data science notebook and include import of NFL data and Weather data to perform several data analyses on the effect of weather on NFL team performance.

WHO SHOULD GO: Anyone interested in learning more about Apache Spark. PREREQUISITE: A working knowledge of Coding (Preferred Python and/or Scala), understand distributed computing, Spark and SQL. WHAT TO EXPECT: Expect to spend a full day of lecture and hands on exercises attacking real-world data challenges using Apache Spark. In 8 hours you will learn the basic essentials of Apache Spark and why it's important to your organization. This workshop will focus on data wrangling and data pipelines, using techniques such as natural language processing, machine learning, and streaming.
READ THE FULL AGENDA WHEN YOU REGISTER TODAY: ibm.com/ascdc

Tuesday, March 15,[masked]:30 – 9:00 AM - Check-in and coffee
9:00 am – 4:30 pm - Apache Spark Overview and Hands on Labs (lunch provided)

There is no charge for this session.
IBM-TEC – 8401 Greensboro Drive, 1st Floor, McLean, VA 22102

Metro & Parking Information - Springhill Station on the Silver line is the closest Metro stop and is a 3/10 mile walk to the IBM-TEC building. There is on-site parking In the garage beneath the building at a cost of $10 per day.

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