Build and Monitor Apache Spark Applications (Spark v2.1)


About this Course

In this course you will learn about the full Spark program lifecycle and SparkSession, along with how to build and launch standalone Spark applications. Also described are the components of the Spark execution model using the Spark Web UI to monitor Spark applications. DEV 361 is the second in the Apache Spark Series.

What’s Covered in the Course

4: Build a Simple Apache Spark Application
  • Define the Spark Program Lifecycle
  • Define SparkSession
  • Describe Ways to Launch Spark Applications
  • Launch a Spark Application
Lab Activities
    • Import and Configure Application Files
    • Complete, Package, and Launch the Application
5: Monitor Apache Spark Applications
  • Describe Logical and Physical Plans of Spark Execution
  • Use Spark Web UI to Monitor Spark Applications
  • Debug and Tune Spark Applications
Lab Activities
    • Use the Spark UI
    • Find Spark System Properties