Getting started with Apache Spark on Azure Databricks

Published: 1/03/2019

Help your team to turn big data processing into breakthrough insights with this quick-start guide for using Apache Spark on Azure Databricks. Learn how to launch your new Spark environment with a single click and integrate effortlessly with a wide variety of data stores and services such as Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Blob storage, and Azure Event Hub. 

In this e-book tutorial, Getting Started with Apache Spark on Azure Databricks, you will: 
  • Quickly get familiar with the Azure Databricks UI and learn how to create Spark jobs. 
  • Learn how to load data and work with Datasets and familiarize yourself with the Spark DataFrames API. 
  • Run machine learning algorithms and learn the basic concepts behind Spark Streaming. 
  • Learn to write Spark queries instantly and focus on your data—while Azure Databricks automatically spins up and winds down clusters, and performs cluster and code history maintenance for you.

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