What are the best ways to learn Spark?

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    #1Hackr.io

    Hackr.io

    Hackr.io is an online website formed by a programming community with one goal in mind: find the best courses and tutorials all over the Internet and share them with the rest of the users. 

    Websites

    Free

    Gary Delgado
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "Hackr.io is really my best go-to website everytime I want to learn new programming language. This does not let me down not even once. Very good source for self studying especially now that I'm moving on to learn Spark too."
  2. 15

    #2Apache Spark with Python - Big Data with PySpark and Spark

    Apache Spark with Python - Big Data with PySpark and Spark

    Apache Spark with Python - Big Data with PySpark and Spark is a course tutorial created by Level Up Education, Pedro Magalhães Bernardo, Tao W., and James Lee which features 3.5 hours of on-demand video and 9 articles.

    Course

    $154.99

    Brandon Smith
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I'm a complete beginner but the practical subejcts of this course has helped me catch up. The lectures are quick and straightforwatd. I like how the instructors are very knowledgeable on what they are saying."
  3. 11

    #3Coursera

    Coursera

    Coursera is an online platform that allows you to study a wide array of subject areas to choose from. It also integrates courses from known universities such as Standford, Columbia, and Princeton.

    Websites

    Free

    Julia Freeman
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I've been to Coursera for the longest time and I must say I have enrolled in so many courses here and right now I'm studying Spark I like how I learn it so easily thru Coursera."
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    #4Advanced Apache Spark Training

    Advanced Apache Spark Training

    Advanced Apache Spark Training - Sameer Farooqui (Databricks) is a video course tutorial by Sameer Farooqui uploaded on YouTube by Spark Summit on 10 April 2015 from the Spark Summit 2015 in New York City.

    Videos

    Free

    Gregory Wells
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I've attended Sameer's presentation in NY in 2015. I was looking to refresh my memory of Spark and I'm glad to have found his presentation here in Youtube. He explains quite well and he entertained questions from the audience."
  2. 8

    #5DataCamp

    DataCamp

    DataCamp is an app and website to learn data science. Developed by DataCamp Inc., available courses include Introduction to R, Python for Data Science, SQL for Data Science, Data analysis in R, Data Manipulation in R with dplyr, and so on.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free- Varies by plan

    Mary King
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I learned my Python and R here in Datacamp. I didn't know they also had Spark until my friend recommended this to me. Now I'm eternally grateful. "
  3. 6

    #6Apache Spark Tutorial | Edureka

    Apache Spark Tutorial | Edureka

    Apache Spark Tutorial | Spark Tutorial for Beginners | Apache Spark Training | Edureka is a video tutorial uploaded on YouTube by edureka! on 18 February 2017 which features Apache Spark, using Spark with Hadoop, and other features.

    Videos

    Free

    Carlos Alberto Duarte
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "edureka's videos are really helpful. theser helped me get through my programming classes. now we have spark i still follow edureka for more learning "
  4. 3

    #7Udemy

    Udemy

    Udemy offers you the possibility to acquire practical skills and knowledge apart from your study subjects. You can select from various courses, including programming and design. It also provides you with official certifications.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Keith Wood
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "Udemy has plenty of courses to learn from. Surprisingly their Sparks are amazing too."
  5. 1

    #8Pluralsight

    Pluralsight

    Pluralsight is a website developed by Pluralsight LLC which features various courses related to technology for course-takers to learn in partnership with Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle, Google, Unity, Stack Overflow, and so on.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Jorge Alberto Escobar
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "Pluralsight I think is another Udemy but more specialized in tech courses. So I opt to enroll here instead of Udemy and I must say I learned a lot."

Summary

Best What are the best ways to learn Spark
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Hackr.ioWebsites 18 Free
2Apache Spark with Python - Big Data with PySpark and SparkCourse 15 Paid
3CourseraWebsites 11 Free
4Advanced Apache Spark TrainingVideos 10 Free
5DataCampApps 8 Free
6Apache Spark Tutorial | EdurekaVideos 6 Free
7UdemyWebsites 3 Paid
8PluralsightWebsites 1 Paid
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