The workshop will focus on how to use Spark SQL and DataFrames to retrieve insights and visualizations from fire service calls made to the San Francisco Fire Department on July 4th of this year. The demos and labs are targeted for an audience with some general programming or SQL query experience, but little to no experience with Spark.
We'll begin with some brief theory and lecture on Spark, before diving into several demos where we'll perform visualizations and analysis on the data.
- Sign-up for Databricks Community Edition (free)
- Download the labs
- Login to Databricks CE, and import the labs
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