Past Meetup

Free Big Data Open Class - Getting Started with Apache Spark on AWS

This Meetup is past

100 people went

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Most people who are just getting started with big data will feel overwhelmed due to the sheer number of tools one needs to learn. Luckily, with our experienced instructor and our helpful teaching assistant, WeCloudData is here to point you at the right direction, save time by focusing on knowledge that matters, stimulate your interest with hands-on labs and projects so that you can gain comprehensive understanding of the big data technologies that are being used by the data-driven companies in Canada.

In this hands-on introductory workshop, you'll learn how big data technologies are used in real business. After the workshop, you will be able to set up cloud computing environment and launch MapReduce Cluster.

Topics covered:
- Introduction to cloud computing

- Amazon Web Services

- Getting Started with EC2

- Launching Elastic Map Reduce Cluster

- Running PySpark Jobs on EMR

2:00 - 2:30: Introduction to the data science industry and job market in Canada
2:30 - 3:30: Hands-on workshop and labs
3:30 - 4:00: Q & A

Please bring your laptop (PC or Mac)!