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MapR Offers Free, On-Demand Apache Spark Courses and Discounted Spark Certification Exam

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Learn How to Develop Apache Spark Applications Using Datasets, Data
Frames and Standard Operations With Hands-on Labs, Using Scala

MapR
Technologies, Inc.
, provider of the industry's leading data platform
for AI and Analytics, today announced three new, free on-demand courses
from MapR Academy on Apache Spark v2.1.

The new courses will help developers with a Java or Scala background get
an introduction to Apache Spark while learning about the full Spark
program lifecycle and SparkSession, along with how to build and launch
standalone Spark applications. The series prepares developers for the
MapR Certified Spark Developer v2 exam (MCSD). Additionally, MapR offers
a free MCSD v2.1 study guide and a discount on the certification exam.
To learn more and register, visit here.

"Becoming an MCSD v2 tells the world that you have the skills it takes
to produce value from real time streaming data in your organization,"
said Gary Fluitt, director, certification at MapR. "This is an important
credential in showing your expertise in developing modern Spark
applications."

Course Descriptions:

Introduction
to Apache Spark
– Developers will learn to build simple Spark
applications for Apache Spark version 2.1, using Spark's interactive
shell to load and inspect data. Attendees will learn about the various
modes for launching a Spark application. Also covered are working with
DataFrames, datasets, and User-Defined Functions (UDFs).

Build
and Monitor Apache Spark Applications
– This course is designed
to teach the full Spark program lifecycle and SparkSession, along with
how to build and launch standalone Spark applications. Also covered are
the components of the Spark execution model using the Spark Web UI to
monitor Spark applications.

Advanced
Apache Spark
– Attendees will learn how to build data pipeline
applications using Spark Streaming, Spark SQL, Spark GraphFrame and
MLlib. Other topics include; Spark Streaming architecture, data pipeline
use cases, DStreams, and property graph operations. This is the third
and final course in the Apache Spark v2.1 Series.

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About MapR

MapR
Technologies
, provider of the industry's leading data platform for
AI and Analytics, enables enterprises to inject analytics into their
business processes to increase revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate
risks. MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission
critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT
analytics, and container persistence. Global 2000 enterprises trust the
MapR Data Platform to help them solve their most complex AI and
analytics challenges. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other
leading businesses are all part of the MapR ecosystem. For more
information, visit mapr.com.

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