I studied "Taming Big Data with Apache Spark and Python" with Frank Kane, and helped me build a great platform for Big Data as a Service for my company. I recommend the course!
I started doing your course in 2015... Eventually I got interested and never thought that I will be working for corporate before a friend offered me this job. I am learning a lot which was impossible to learn in academia and enjoying it thoroughly. To me, your course is the one that helped me understand how to work with corporate problems. How to think to be a success in corporate AI research. I find you the most impressive instructor in ML, simple yet convincing.
I studied Spark for the first time using Frank's course "Apache Spark 2 with Scala - Hands On with Big Data!". It was a great starting point for me, gaining knowledge in Scala and most importantly practical examples of Spark applications. It gave me an understanding of all the relevant Spark core concepts, RDDs, Dataframes & Datasets, Spark Streaming, AWS EMR. Within a few months of completion, I used the knowledge gained from the course to propose in my current company to work primarily on Spark applications. Since then I have continued to work with Spark. I would highly recommend any of Frank's courses as he simplifies concepts well and his teaching manner is easy to follow and continue with!
I honestly wouldn’t be where I am now without this course. Frank makes the complex simple by helping you through the process every step of the way. Highly recommended and worth your time especially the Spark environment. This course helped me achieve a far greater understanding of the environment and its capabilities. Frank makes the complex simple by helping you through the process every step of the way. Highly recommended and worth your time especially the Spark environment.
The Ultimate Hands-On Hadoop... was a crucial discovery for me. I supplemented your course with a bunch of literature and conferences until I managed to land an interview. I can proudly say that I landed a job as a Big Data Engineer around a year after I started your course. Thanks so much for all the great content you have generated and the crystal clear explanations.