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Apache Spark is the de-facto standard for large scale data processing. This is the first course of a series of courses towards the IBM Advanced Data Science Specialization. We strongly believe that is is crucial for success to start learning a scalable data science platform since memory and CPU constraints are to most limiting factors when it comes to building advanced machine learning models. In this course we teach you the fundamentals of Apache Spark using python and pyspark. We'll introduce Apache Spark in the first two weeks and learn how to apply it to compute basic exploratory and data pre-processing tasks in the last two weeks. Through this exercise you'll also be introduced to the most fundamental statistical measures and data visualization technologies. This gives you enough knowledge to take over the role of a data engineer in any modern environment. But it gives you also the basis for advancing your career towards data science. Please have a look at the full specialization curriculum: If you choose to take this course and earn the Coursera course certificate, you will also earn an IBM digital badge. To find out more about IBM digital badges follow the link After completing this course, you will be able to: • Describe how basic statistical measures, are used to reveal patterns within the data • Recognize data characteristics, patterns, trends, deviations or inconsistencies, and potential outliers. • Identify useful techniques for working with big data such as dimension reduction and feature selection methods • Use advanced tools and charting libraries to: o improve efficiency of analysis of big-data with partitioning and parallel analysis o Visualize the data in an number of 2D and 3D formats (Box Plot, Run Chart, Scatter Plot, Pareto Chart, and Multidimensional Scaling) For successful completion of the course, the following prerequisites are recommended: • Basic programming skills in python • Basic math • Basic SQL (you can get it easily from if needed) In order to complete this course, the following technologies will be used: (These technologies are introduced in the course as necessary so no previous knowledge is required.) • Jupyter notebooks (brought to you by IBM Watson Studio for free) • ApacheSpark (brought to you by IBM Watson Studio for free) • Python We've been reported that some of the material in this course is too advanced. So in case you feel the same, please have a look at the following materials first before starting this course, we've been reported that this really helps. Of course, you can give this course a try first and then in case you need, take the following courses / materials. It's free... This course takes four weeks, 4-6h per week...


Jan 13, 2021

The contents of this course are really practical and to the point. The examples and notebooks are also up to date and are very useful. i really recommend this course if you want to start with Spark.

Jan 6, 2020

A very nice introduction to Apache Spark and it's environment. As a bonus, it's also a very nice refresher to your basic statistics!!! Great course!


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创建者 Soujanya D

Apr 18, 2020

Very interesting material!

创建者 Toni P

Dec 21, 2020

Great Experience With IBM

创建者 Hadhrami A G

May 3, 2020

A very good course indeed

创建者 madfriday

Feb 20, 2020

very friendly to beginner

创建者 Lingjun K

Aug 7, 2019

good learning experience!

创建者 Danyang

Oct 27, 2017

Thanks this is exciting!

创建者 Adrian C

May 7, 2020







hing okey, thanks

创建者 Gautham N

Nov 24, 2019

It's a very good course

创建者 Yue B

Jun 28, 2019

comprehensive and basic

创建者 Aishick C

Dec 1, 2020

it was amazing course

创建者 Sabri A

Jun 7, 2020

thanks for the course

创建者 Dr P R K

Oct 1, 2019

excellent experience

创建者 Reetu

Jun 12, 2018

very well explained!

创建者 mahmut k

Jul 4, 2018

Useful information!


Oct 2, 2020

very good ,awesome


Aug 13, 2019

amazing content !!

创建者 George K

Dec 24, 2018

Very good teacher.

创建者 Dimitris C

Mar 31, 2021

Excellent course!

创建者 Bikash R

Nov 20, 2019

PCA part was fun!

创建者 ujjwal k g

Jul 16, 2019

good one to start


Aug 5, 2020

nice course, thx

创建者 Madan K

Oct 30, 2019

Excellent course

创建者 Saman S

Oct 26, 2019

that's wonderful


May 21, 2019

Excellent course

创建者 alamelumuralidaran

Feb 18, 2019

Wonderful course