Edu-Videos | Learn All About Apache Spark (100x Faster than Hadoop MapReduce)

Apache Spark’s popularity as part of big data analytics solutions is exploding. Spark is an open-source data analytics cluster computing framework originally developed in the AMPLab at UC Berkeley. Spark fits into the Hadoop open-source community, building on top of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). However, Spark promises performance up to 100 times faster than Hadoop MapReduce for certain applications…and that’s why you should care!

Spark’s in-memory cluster computing is very well suited to machine learning algorithms. These Videos will give you a nice introduction to Spark, how it’s being used in business and why you should care…Watch Spark Videos…

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LIST | 500+ Data Science Degrees and Certificates from Universities (via Data Science Central)

“This list of 500+ was started in 2012, updated in 2014 and also very recently according to the author. It was compiled by 101.datascience.community, and broken down by degree (master / bachelor / certificate / doctorate) and location (online / on-site.)” – Source Data Science Central Read More

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VIDEO | “Demystifying Big Data and Apache Spark” | SF Bay Area Hadoop Meetup

VIDEO | Mohammed Guller, Principal Architect at Glassbeam introductory talk for those who want to get into Big Data and learn about Spark, but don’t know where to start.

Spark is a fast easy-to-use general-purpose cluster computing framework for processing large datasets. It has become the most active open-source big data project. Read More

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HeadsUp! | “Intro to Data Science” |(Evening) 6 Wk Class | Metis | NYC | Starts April 19th!

Next Tuesday (April 19th), Metis’s 6 Week program “Intro to Data Science” begins. It runs Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm – 9:30pm in midtown NYC. I was at the Open House last week and will be attending.There are a couple of seats left. Love the lead instructor Sergey Fogelson. Read More

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