Here’s a particularly interesting tutorial on Spark by Frank Kane, the other guy named Frank in Data Science. 😉
Here’s a great talk on how to use CosmosDB in conjunction with Apache Spark.
Spark is gaining momentum in the big data space. Watch this video for a demonstration of how you can use your favorite developer tools to debug Spark applications.
Product info: azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/hdinsight/apache-spark/
Learn more: docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/hdinsight/spark/apache-spark-load-data-run-query
Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder at Cloudera, explains Apache Spark’s origins, its rise in popularity in the open source community, and how Spark is primed to replace MapReduce as the general processing engine in Hadoop.