Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 2:30:00 PM IBM 11550 Ash Street, Suite 350, Leawood, KS

SEATS ARE LIMITED!!!  PLEASE RSVP to secure your seat!: http://bit.ly/2h7wFV7

IBM is offering a free hands-on lab for clients and practitioners of Apache Spark. This is a full day of education on Spark with hands on exercises instructed in person by Spark experts. The POT will provide a detailed overview of Apache Spark. The exercises will be performed on Jupyter notebooks with publicly available datasets. Participants will use IBM's fully managed free Cloud platform available for educational purposes.

Hands on Introduction to Apache Spark for Data Engineers, Data Scientist and Developers

Who should go:
Anyone interested in learning more about Apache Spark

A working knowledge of Coding (Preferred Python and/or Scala), understand distributed computing, Spark and SQL

What to expect:
Expect to spend a full day of lecture and hands on exercises attacking real-world data challenges using Apache Spark. In 8 hours you will learn the basic essentials of Apache Spark and why it's important to your organization. This workshop will focus on data wrangling and machine learning

You must bring your own laptop!

Full Day Agenda:

8:30am -  9am  Breakfast, Socialize

9:00am -  10:00am  Kickoff, Apache Spark Overview

10:00am - 11:00am  Lab 1, Hello Spark - Hand on exercise

11:00 am – 12:00pm  Apache Spark SQL Overview

12:00 pm – 1pm    Lunch

1pm – 2pm  Lab 2, Spark SQL - Hands on exercises

2pm – 3pm  Overview of Data Science & Machine Learning w/ Apache Spark

3pm – 4pm  Lab 3, Machine Learning w/ Spark – Hands on exercises

4pm – 4:30pm  Wrap up – Feedback from attendees

RSVP: http://bit.ly/2h7wFV7

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