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The CAC Online Summer School Series: Introduction to Spark

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Centre for Advanced Computing presents the CAC Online Summer School Series. A series of free workshops specially designed to provide training on the most popular advanced research computing topics. The series is structured to intelligently flow (one workshop per week) with the intention for you to build your knowledge week after week. Note: Some workshops include pre-requisites.

Please see the outline for Week 6 below;

Week 6: Introduction to Spark

When: July 8, 2020 from 9:00am-4:00pm (full day, including 1 hour for lunch break) 

** Pre-requisites: Introduction to Python (Week 2) AND Data Preparation (Week 3) AND Machine Learning (Week 4) 

Description: Apache Spark is one of the most popular projects in the Hadoop ecosystem. This workshop provides an overview on the Spark environment, its model and its core data abstractions. It introduces you to the Spark SQL API and Spark Machine Learning Library API. 

Workshops will be hosted using a secure Zoom platform. Meeting invites and preparation details will be emailed prior to your workshop. If you have any questions please visit the Eventbrite site or contact us directly ( We look forward to hosting you this summer! 

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