Jun 08, 2017
The sessions where clearly explained and focused. Some of the exercises contained slightly confusing hints and information, but I'm sure those mistakes will be ironed out in future iterations. Thanks!
Nov 29, 2019
Excellent overview of Spark, including exercises that solidify what you learn during the lectures. The development environment setup tutorials were also very helpful, as I had not yet worked with sbt.
Mar 29, 2017
It was short and sweet. However, I wish the assignments had more unit tests to fill gaps where the instructions weren't clear.
par Imre K•
Mar 22, 2017
Challenging but very enlightening. Requires you to read the docs and figure out a lot of stuff on your own. My kind of course!
par Jonathan R•
Aug 22, 2020
Instructor does a great job of explaining the material and keeping students' interest. Good explanations and use of examples.
par Prachi C•
Sep 14, 2017
An excellent explanation of basic concepts of Spark using Scala. We covered the most important topics and ready to deep dive!
par Vladislav B•
Apr 08, 2017
Very good and interesting videos. Really clear explanations. Practice part worse, but Forum helps with all misunderstandings.
par Max Z•
Mar 04, 2018
Excellent. I learned a lot from this course, even though I did not know much about scala. Strongly recommended this course
Apr 25, 2017
Pretty nice course. But with one comment on the grading system, sometime the comment & message is not that intuitive enough.
par Thierry M•
Feb 01, 2018
Very complet and accurate about Spark with Scala. Maybe an assignement with MongoDB or the like would be a plus
par Aleksander S•
May 05, 2017
Amazing lectures, and challenging tasks to do on the way. I really enjoyed going through the course, and I learned a lot.
par Ubaldo P•
Apr 10, 2017
It is a course well organized, full of useful notions e with good assignments to assess your progress in learning stuff.
par manuel B L•
Jul 22, 2018
Muy bueno, Excelente. Todos los conocimientos obtenidos me serán de mucha ayuda en mi camino hacia el mundo de Big Data
par joao d s•
Apr 09, 2017
Really helpful, it's a really good way to get to know how spark works as well as a good round up on basic data mining.
par srinivasa k•
Jan 02, 2018
I really liked the course, it gave me head start on spark definitely there is much more to learn, nice intro course.
par OUMOUSS E M•
Jun 18, 2017
Very good course, it is a must for anyone who is starting in spark using scala, thanks a lot, it did really help me
par German A S G•
Apr 23, 2018
Good course, it goes beyond functional algorithms and teaches also about how to improve performance of the cluster
par Gregory E•
Mar 10, 2018
Good course, shows a lot of useful and unobvious things about Spark. But not always has well described assignments
par Vlad F•
Mar 14, 2018
I learned a great deal about the Spark API. I recommend it to anybody eager to self educate after working hours.
par Aleksander K•
Apr 02, 2017
This class is great! Highly recomended! It helped me to understand and perform better at my daily working tasks!
par Jevelson S•
May 18, 2017
This course is awesome. I got a pretty good idea of spark. In fact this course helped me understand scala well.
par Wei-Ting C•
Sep 13, 2017
This is my first completed course on Coursera! It's good for understanding Apache Spark's RDD and its usage.
par Roman Z•
Apr 14, 2017
I like the course tempo very much. It kept me away from doing anything else while listening to the lectures.
par Tomasz J•
Apr 09, 2017
Great, short course, which gives great insight into Spark and ad-hoc data processing on Hadoop-ish clusters.
par Sreeraj R P•
Jan 07, 2019
Very good course for a great start in Spark. Require some initial knowledge and coding experience in Scala.
par Rocky J•
May 08, 2017
Great subject, well explained with solid weekly assignments make this course a stellar learning experience.
par Andrey M•
Jan 10, 2019
Thank you for the great introduction in to the Spark, What it is and What are the most commonly used APIs.