Corporate - Software Engineer Programme - Introduction to Big Data Analytics using Spark and Python - Bournemouth

    Event Location

  • J.P. Morgan - 1 Chaseside, Bournemouth BH7 7DA
  • Event Date

  • October 20, 2018 9:00am - 6:00pm BST
  • Event Description:
    • Introduction to Big Data Analytics using Spark and Python

      Held at J.P. Morgan's office and run in collaboration with the Technology division of JPMorgan Chase and Cambridge Spark, this one-day course will provide a hands-on introduction to the Big Data ecosystem, Hadoop and Apache Spark in practice. Through practical activities, you will learn how to apply Apache Spark on a range of real-world datasets to process and analyse data at scale.
       
      At the end of the day, there will be a competition where you get to consolidate what you have learnt on a new dataset. Then after the competition finishes at 6pm, there will be networking drinks and free pizza!

      After taking this workshop you will be able to:
      - Understand the challenges in the Big Data ecosystem
      - Describe the fundamentals of the Hadoop ecosystem
      - Use the core Spark APIs to express data processing queries
      - Understand how you can leverage cloud technologies such as Amazon EMR to process large data sets
       
      Applications: Free to attend. Students from all year are welcome to apply.
       
      Pre-requisites: Comfortable with basic programming concepts. Familiarity with Python is a bonus.
       
      Connect with the organisers:
      @CambridgeSpark
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