17:30-18:00 - Gathering and Networking
18:00-19:00 - Intro to Spark
19:00-19:15 - Break
19:15-20:30 - Spark SQL
In the BigData area you find yourself in need for a tool that could provide analytics and insights from huge amounts of unstructured data. Spark is a fast distributed engine, built exactly to handle such tasks. From this session you will understand what Spark is and how to start using it. We will cover Spark architecture and workflow, understand the usage of RDD and DataFrame APIs and see some hands-on examples.
About the Speaker
Alex is the head of Big Data and DevOps technologies at Trainologic. In the Big Data area he helps startups and enterprises to design and implement large scale data pipelines utilizing Spark and cloud technologies.