In this course you will learn
- About the Scala features most useful to data scientists, including custom functions, parallel processing, and programming Spark with Scala.
- How to use SQL from Scala—a particularly useful concept for data scientists, since they often have to extract data from relational databases.
- How to work with Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDs)—a fundamental Spark data structure.
- How to use Scala with Spark DataFrames, a new class of data structure specially designed for analytic processing.