Are you considering working in data science, and would you like to try out some popular tools first? This course focuses on what you can do with Apache Spark. Instructor Ben Sullins shows you how to set up Spark on Databricks. Ben goes over how to import your data and start working with it, using both Python and SQL languages in Spark. He steps through taking your project to the next level with some easy data visualizations. After explaining some tips and tricks to present your data using Spark, Ben concludes with some additional resources that you can use to pursue your data science journey.
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As a lifelong data geek, Ben Sullins dedicates his time to helping others use data wisely.
Ben makes information meaningful and has fun doing it. His background affords him a unique set of knowledge that sets him apart in the data community. Since the late 1990s, he has consulted many high-tech companies, including Facebook, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Cisco, Mozilla, Pluralsight, and Genentech, on democratizing data in their organizations. Moreover, Ben spent three months leading the charge at Facebook to grow its data culture by demonstrating proper tool implementation and data visualization techniques using Tableau. And with this expertise, Ben aims to provide exceptional service to his customers by enriching their lives with impactful smart data.
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Free the Data Academy is an online training provider founded by Ben Sullins.
With a focus on providing relevant, concise, and high-quality data analytics training content, the authors and presenters at Free the Data Academy offer courses on topics like data analytics, Tableau, SQL, Excel, Power BI, presentation design, storytelling with data, and data literacy.