PySpark Certification Training Course

PySpark Certification Training Course
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Why enroll for PySpark course?

pay scale by Edureka courseMajor MNCs like Facebook, Instagram, Netflix, Yahoo, Walmart and many more deployed Spark to process data and enable downstream analytics
IndustriesAccording to Fortune Business Insights, the global big data analytics market size is projected to reach $549.73B in 2028, at a CAGR of 13.2% during the forecast period
Average Salary growth by Edureka courseThe salaries of Big Data Developers in the US range from USD 73,445 to USD 140,000 , with a median salary of USD 114,000 -

PySpark Certification Training Benefits

There are several industries making significant investments in big data analytics, including banking, retail, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, and government to make more informed business decisions. That translates into a range of jobs being created within each sector, for which individuals with this expertise will be needed. It is also being forecasted that the rise in demand for these roles far outweighs the current supply. PySpark certification will certainly enhance your chance of landing a good job with handsome salary.
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Why PySpark course from edureka

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  • Expert-Led Mentoring Sessions
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  • Course Access Never Expires
  • Free Access to Future Updates
  • Unlimited Access to Course Content
24x7 Support

24x7 Support

  • One-On-One Learning Assistance
  • Help Desk Support
  • Resolve Doubts in Real-time
Hands-On Project Based Learning

Hands-On Project Based Learning

  • Industry-Relevant Projects
  • Course Demo Dataset & Files
  • Quizzes & Assignments
Industry Recognised Certification

Industry Recognised Certification

  • Edureka Training Certificate
  • Graded Performance Certificate
  • Certificate of Completion

About your PySpark course

Skills Covered

  • Storing Big Data in HDFS
  • Transformations and Actions in Spark
  • Data Ingestion using Sqoop and Flume
  • Querying Big Data using Spark SQL
  • Building Data Pipeline using Kafka
  • Real-time Data Processing with Spark

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PySpark Certification Training Course Curriculum

Curriculum Designed by Experts

Introduction to Big Data Hadoop and Spark

18 Topics


  • What is Big Data?
  • Big Data Customer Scenarios
  • Limitations and Solutions of Existing Data Analytics Architecture with Uber Use Case
  • How Hadoop Solves the Big Data Problem?
  • What is Hadoop?
  • Hadoop’s Key Characteristics
  • Hadoop Ecosystem and HDFS
  • Hadoop Core Components
  • Rack Awareness and Block Replication
  • YARN and its Advantage
  • Hadoop Cluster and its Architecture
  • Hadoop: Different Cluster Modes
  • Big Data Analytics with Batch & Real-Time Processing
  • Why Spark is Needed?
  • What is Spark?
  • How Spark Differs from its Competitors?
  • Spark at eBay
  • Spark’s Place in Hadoop Ecosystem


  • Hadoop terminal commands

Skills You Will Learn

  • Hadoop components and its architecture
  • Storing data in HDFS
  • Working with HDFS commands

Introduction to Python for Apache Spark

15 Topics


  • Overview of Python
  • Different Applications where Python is Used
  • Values, Types, Variables
  • Operands and Expressions
  • Conditional Statements
  • Loops
  • Command Line Arguments
  • Writing to the Screen
  • Python files I/O Functions
  • Numbers
  • Strings and related operations
  • Tuples and related operations
  • Lists and related operations
  • Dictionaries and related operations
  • Sets and related operations


  • Creating “Hello World” code
  • Demonstrating Conditional Statements
  • Demonstrating Loops
  • Tuple - properties, related operations, compared with list
  • List - properties, related operations
  • Dictionary - properties, related operations
  • Set - properties, related operations

Skills You Will Learn

  • Writing Python Programs
  • Implementing Collections in Python

Functions, OOPs, and Modules in Python

11 Topics


  • Functions
  • Function Parameters
  • Global Variables
  • Variable Scope and Returning Values
  • Lambda Functions
  • Object-Oriented Concepts
  • Standard Libraries
  • Modules Used in Python
  • The Import Statements
  • Module Search Path
  • Package Installation Ways


  • Functions - Syntax, Arguments, Keyword Arguments, Return Values
  • Lambda - Features, Syntax, Options, Compared with the Functions
  • Sorting - Sequences, Dictionaries, Limitations of Sorting
  • Errors and Exceptions - Types of Issues, Remediation
  • Packages and Module - Modules, Import Options, sys Path

Skills You Will Learn

  • Implementing OOPs Concepts
  • Functional Programming

Deep Dive into Apache Spark Framework

7 Topics


  • Spark Components & its Architecture
  • Spark Deployment Modes
  • Introduction to PySpark Shell
  • Submitting PySpark Job
  • Spark Web UI
  • Writing your first PySpark Job Using Jupyter Notebook
  • Data Ingestion using Sqoop


  • Building and Running Spark Application
  • Spark Application Web UI
  • Understanding different Spark Properties

Skills You Will Learn

  • Writing basic Spark application
  • Spark architecture and its components
  • Ingesting structured data into HDFS

Playing with Spark RDDs

11 Topics


  • Challenges in Existing Computing Methods
  • Probable Solution & How RDD Solves the Problem
  • What is RDD, Its Operations, Transformations & Actions
  • Data Loading and Saving Through RDDs
  • Key-Value Pair RDDs
  • Other Pair RDDs, Two Pair RDDs
  • RDD Lineage
  • RDD Persistence
  • WordCount Program Using RDD Concepts
  • RDD Partitioning & How it Helps Achieve Parallelization
  • Passing Functions to Spark


  • Loading data in RDDs
  • Saving data through RDDs
  • RDD Transformations
  • RDD Actions and Functions
  • RDD Partitions
  • WordCount through RDDs

Skills You Will Learn

  • Transformations and actions in Spark
  • Implementing RDDs in Spark

DataFrames and Spark SQL

11 Topics


  • Need for Spark SQL
  • What is Spark SQL
  • Spark SQL Architecture
  • SQL Context in Spark SQL
  • Schema RDDs
  • User Defined Functions
  • Data Frames & Datasets
  • Interoperating with RDDs
  • JSON and Parquet File Formats
  • Loading Data through Different Sources
  • Spark-Hive Integration


  • Spark SQL – Creating data frames
  • Loading and transforming data through different sources
  • Stock Market Analysis
  • Spark-Hive Integration

Skills You Will Learn

  • Working with DataFrame API
  • Querying structured data using Spark SQL
  • Integrating Spark with Hive

Machine Learning using Spark MLlib

8 Topics


  • Why Machine Learning?
  • What is Machine Learning?
  • Where Machine Learning is Used?
  • Face Detection: USE CASE
  • Different Types of Machine Learning Techniques
  • Introduction to MLlib
  • Features of MLlib and MLlib Tools
  • Various ML algorithms supported by MLlib


  • Face detection use case

Skills You Will Learn

  • Understanding machine learning
  • Functions and features of MLlib

Deep Dive into Spark MLlib

3 Topics


  • Supervised Learning - Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Decision Tree, Random Forest
  • Unsupervised Learning - K-Means Clustering & How It Works with MLlib
  • Analysis on US Election Data using MLlib (K-Means)


  • Machine Learning MLlib
  • K- Means Clustering
  • Linear Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Decision Tree
  • Random Forest

Skills You Will Learn

  • Working with machine learning algorithms
  • Implementing Spark MLlib

Understanding Apache Kafka and Apache Flume

16 Topics


  • Need for Kafka
  • What is Kafka
  • Core Concepts of Kafka
  • Kafka Architecture
  • Where is Kafka Used
  • Understanding the Components of Kafka Cluster
  • Configuring Kafka Cluster
  • Kafka Producer and Consumer Java API
  • Need of Apache Flume
  • What is Apache Flume
  • Basic Flume Architecture
  • Flume Sources
  • Flume Sinks
  • Flume Channels
  • Flume Configuration
  • Integrating Apache Flume and Apache Kafka


  • Configuring Single Node Single Broker Cluster
  • Configuring Single Node Multi Broker Cluster
  • Producing and consuming messages
  • Flume Commands
  • Setting up Flume Agent
  • Streaming Twitter Data into HDFS

Skills You Will Learn

  • Ingesting unstructured data into HDFS
  • Working with Kafka command line tools

Apache Spark Streaming - Processing Multiple Batches

12 Topics


  • Drawbacks in Existing Computing Methods
  • Why Streaming is Necessary
  • What is Spark Streaming
  • Spark Streaming Features
  • Spark Streaming Workflow
  • How Uber Uses Streaming Data
  • Streaming Context & DStreams
  • Transformations on DStreams
  • Describe Windowed Operators and Why it is Useful
  • Important Windowed Operators
  • Slice, Window and ReduceByWindow Operators
  • Stateful Operators


  • WordCount Program using Spark Streaming

Skills You Will Learn

  • Working with DStream API

Apache Spark Streaming - Data Sources

4 Topics


  • Apache Spark Streaming: Data Sources
  • Streaming Data Source Overview
  • Apache Flume and Apache Kafka Data Sources
  • Example: Using a Kafka Direct Data Source


  • Various Spark Streaming Data Sources

Skills You Will Learn

  • Real-time data processing
  • Building data pipelines

Implementing an End-to-End Project

2 Topics


  • Project 1- Domain: Finance
  • Project 2- Domain: Media and Entertainment


  • Implementing an End-to-End Project

Skills You Will Learn

  • Building a data pipeline

Spark GraphX (Self-paced)

4 Topics


  • Introduction to Spark GraphX
  • Information about a Graph
  • GraphX Basic APIs and Operations
  • Spark GraphX Algorithm - PageRank, Personalized PageRank, Triangle Count, Shortest Paths, Connected Components, Strongly Connected Components, Label Propagation


  • The Traveling Salesman problem
  • Minimum Spanning Trees

Skills You Will Learn

  • Spark GraphX programming concepts and operations
  • Implementing GraphX algorithms

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PySpark Certification Course Description

About the PySpark Online Course

Python Spark Certification Training Course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a successful Big Data & Spark Developer. This Training would help you to clear the CCA Spark and Hadoop Developer (CCA175) Examination. You will understand the basics of Big Data and Hadoop along with how Spark enables in-memory data processing and runs much faster than Hadoop MapReduce. This course also covers RDDs, Spark SQL for structured processing, different APIs offered by Spark such as Spark Streaming, Spark MLlib. This PySpark online course is an integral part of a Big Data Developer’s Career path. It will also encompass the fundamental concepts such as data capturing using Flume, data loading using Sqoop, messaging system like Kafka, etc.

What are the objectives of our Online PySpark Training Course?

Spark Certification Training is designed by industry experts to make you a Certified Spark Developer. The PySpark Course offers:
  • Overview of Big Data & Hadoop including HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System), YARN (Yet Another Resource Negotiator)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of various tools that falls in Spark Ecosystem like Spark SQL, Spark MlLib, Sqoop, Kafka, Flume and Spark Streaming
  • The capability to ingest data in HDFS using Sqoop & Flume, and analyze those large datasets stored in the HDFS
  • The power of handling real-time data feeds through a publish-subscribe messaging system like Kafka
  • The exposure to many real-life industry-based projects which will be executed using Edureka’s CloudLab
  • Projects which are diverse in nature covering banking, telecommunication, social media, and government domains
  • Rigorous involvement of an SME throughout the Spark Training to learn industry standards and best practices

  • Why should you go for PySpark training online?

    Spark is one of the most growing and widely used tool for Big Data & Analytics. It has been adopted by multiple companies falling into various domains around the globe and therefore, offers promising career opportunities. In order to take part in these kind of opportunities, you need a structured training that is aligned as per Cloudera Hadoop and Spark Developer Certification (CCA175) and current industry requirements and best practices. Besides strong theoretical understanding, it is quite essential to have a strong hands-on experience. Hence, during the Edureka’s PySpark course, you will be working on various industry-based use-cases and projects incorporating big data and spark tools as a part of solution strategy. Additionally, all your doubts will be addressed by the industry professional, currently working on real life big data and analytics projects.

    What are the skills that you will be learning with our PySpark Certification Training?

    Edureka’s PySpark Training is curated by Industry experts and helps you to become a Spark developer. During this course, our expert instructors will train you to:
  • Master the concepts of HDFS
  • Understand Hadoop 2.x Architecture
  • Understand Spark and its Ecosystem
  • Implement Spark operations on Spark Shell
  • Implement Spark applications on YARN (Hadoop)
  • Write Spark Applications using Spark RDD concepts
  • Learn data ingestion using Sqoop
  • Perform SQL queries using Spark SQL
  • Implement various machine learning algorithms using Spark MLlib API
  • Explain Kafka and its components
  • Understand Flume and its components
  • Integrate Kafka with real-time streaming systems like Flume
  • Use Kafka to produce and consume messages
  • Use Spark Streaming for stream processing of live data
  • Build Spark Streaming Application
  • Process Multiple Batches in Spark Streaming
  • Implement different streaming data sources
  • Solve multiple real-life industry-based use cases which will be executed using Edureka’s CloudLab

  • Who should take this PySpark Course?

    Market for Big Data Analytics is growing tremendously across the world and such strong growth pattern followed by market demand is a great opportunity for all IT Professionals. Here are a few Professional IT groups, who are continuously enjoying the benefits and perks of moving into Big Data domain.
  • Developers and Architects
  • BI /ETL/DW Professionals
  • Senior IT Professionals
  • Testing Professionals
  • Mainframe Professionals
  • Freshers
  • Big Data Enthusiasts
  • Software Architects, Engineers, and Developers
  • Data Scientists and Analytics Professionals

  • How will Apache PySparkCertification Training help your career?

    The stats provided below will provide you a glimpse of growing popularity and adoption rate of Big Data tools like Spark in the current as well as upcoming years:
  • 56% of enterprises will increase their investment in Big Data over the next three years – Forbes
  • Average Salary of Spark Developers is $113k
  • According to a McKinsey report, US alone will deal with shortage of nearly 190,000 data scientists and 1.5 million data analysts and Big Data managers by 2025

  • As you know, nowadays, many organisations are showing interest in Big Data and are adopting Spark as a part of solution strategy, the demand of jobs in Big Data and Spark is rising rapidly. So, it is high time to pursue your career in the field of Big Data & Analytics with our PySpark Certification Training Course.

    What are the pre-requisites for Edureka's PySpark Online Course?

    There are no such prerequisites for our PySpark Certification Training. However, prior knowledge of Python Programming and SQL will be helpful but is not at all mandatory.

    How will I execute the practicals in this PySpark Certification Training?

    You will execute all your Pyspark Course Assignments/Case Studies on the Cloud LAB environment provided by Edureka. You will be accessing the Cloud LAB via browser. In case of any doubt, Edureka’s Support Team will be available 24*7 for prompt assistance.

    What is CloudLab?

    CloudLab is a cloud-based Spark and Hadoop environment that Edureka offers with the PySpark Training Course where you can execute all the in-class demos and work on real life spark case studies fluently. This will not only save you from the trouble of installing and maintaining Spark and Python on a virtual machine, but will also provide you an experience of a real big data and spark production cluster. You’ll be able to access the Spark Training CloudLab via your browser which requires minimal hardware configuration. In case, you get stuck in any step, our support team is ready to assist 24×7.

    What are the system requirements for the PySpark Training Course?

    You don’t have to worry about the system requirements as you will be executing your practicals on a Cloud LAB which is a pre-configured environment. This environment already contains all the necessary tools and services required for Edureka's PySpark Training.

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    PySpark Certification

    To unlock Edureka’s PySpark Training course completion certificate, you must ensure the following:
    • Completely participate in this PySpark Certification Training Course.
    • Evaluation and completion of the assessments and projects listed.
    Big Data is everywhere and there is almost an urgent need to collect and preserve whatever data is being generated, for the fear of missing out on something important. This is why Big Data Analytics is in the frontiers of IT and has become crucial as it aids in improving business, decision making and providing the biggest edge over the competitors. Technology professionals who are experienced in Analytics are in high demand as organizations are looking for ways to exploit the power of Big Data. The number of job postings related to Analytics has increased substantially over the last 12 months. This apparent surge is due to the increased number of organizations implementing Analytics and thereby looking for Big Data Analytics professionals. In spite of Big Data Analytics being a ‘Hot’ job, there is still a large number of unfilled jobs across the globe due to shortage of required skill. Choosing a career in the field of Big Data and Analytics will be a fantastic career move, and it could be just the type of role that you have been trying to find.

    Beginners can become familiar with PySpark easily as it is a user-friendly framework. To learn its capabilities and functionality, it requires appropriate direction and a well structured training path. Beginners interested in a career in Big Data Analytics can sign up for our training and earn certificates to demonstrate their expertise in this domain.

    It is a globally popular framework for analyzing and processing real time data. The demand for PySpark training is on the rise and there are many profitable employment possibilities and positions in tech organizations, making this the ideal time for candidates to enroll and earn certification. Due to the wide range of job options and prospects, learning PySpark skills and start working straight away are also strongly recommended.
    Our PySpark certification course is designed to develop skills and evaluate candidates' knowledge. PySpark is currently the most advanced technology globally that opens the door to many possibilities for professionals seeking to make growth in the Big Data Analytics field. Following the completion of this certification, you will have access to a wide range of job possibilities and will prepare you for a career as a Big Data Developer, Big Data Engineer, Big Data Analyst, and many more.

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    Python Spark Training FAQs

    What is PySpark?

    Apache Spark is an open-source real-time in-memory cluster processing framework. It is used in streaming analytics systems such as bank fraud detection system, recommendation system, etc. Whereas Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language. It has a wide-range of libraries which supports diverse types of applications. PySpark is a combination of Python and Spark. It provides Python API for Spark that lets you harness the simplicity of Python and the power of Apache Spark in order to tame Big Data.

    What if I have queries after I complete this PySpark course?

    Your access to the Support Team is for lifetime and will be available 24/7. The team will help you in resolving queries, during and after the course.

    What if I miss a live class of PySpark training?

    "You will never miss a lecture at Edureka! You can choose either of the two options:
    • View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS.
    • You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch."

    Will I get placement assistance after completing this PySpark certification course?

      To help you in this endeavor, we have added a resume builder tool in your LMS. Now, you will be able to create a winning resume in just 3 easy steps. You will have unlimited access to use these templates across different roles and designations. All you need to do is, log in to your LMS and click on the "create your resume" option.

    Is the course material accessible to the students even after the PySpark certification training is over?

    Yes, the access to the course material will be available for lifetime once you have enrolled into the course.

    Can I attend a demo session before enrolling in this best PySpark Course?

      We have limited number of participants in a live session to maintain the Quality Standards. So, unfortunately, participation in a live class without enrollment is not possible. However, you can go through the sample class recording and it would give you a clear insight into how are the classes conducted, quality of instructors and the level of interaction in a class.

    Who are the instructors for this PySpark online training?

      All the instructors at edureka are practitioners from the Industry with minimum 10-12 yrs of relevant IT experience. They are subject matter experts and are trained by edureka for providing an awesome learning experience to the participants.

    What if I have more queries related to this PySpark online course?

      You can give us a CALL at +91 88808 62004/1800 275 9730 (US Tollfree Number) OR email at [email protected]

    What is RDD in PySpark?

    RDD stands for Resilient Distributed Dataset which is the building block of Apache Spark. RDD is fundamental data structure of Apache Spark which is an immutable distributed collection of objects. Each dataset in RDD is divided into logical partitions, which may be computed on different nodes of the cluster.

    Is PySpark a language?

    PySpark is not a language. PySpark is Python API for Apache Spark using which Python developers can leverage the power of Apache Spark and create in-memory processing applications. PySpark is developed to cater the huge amount of Python community.
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