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Azure Databricks training in Sydney and Melbourne

Azure Databricks 2-day Workshop for Partners  

Time and Date: 21st & 22nd October, 09:00am - 05:00pm

Location: Microsoft Sydney, L15, 1 Martin Place, Sydney


Time and Date: 24th & 25th October, 09:00am - 05:00pm

Location: Microsoft Melbourne, L5, 4 Freshwater Place, Melbourne


We are very excited to bring Ben Sadeghi -the partner solution architect from Databricks – to visit Sydney & Melbourne to conduct the databricks hands-on workshop for you.  He holds rich experiences in data science / machine learning, with extended knowledge towards cloud and big data platform from Microsoft & MapR.

It will be a great opportunity for you to learn the end-to-end data to AI journey on Azure Databricks – come join us to explore more!


- What will you learn from the workshop -

* Databricks overview and the difference between OSS Spark

* Typical use cases

* Azure Databricks - integration with Azure Services

* Databricks Delta

* Production best practices

* Data Engineering practices

* Data Science workflow with Databricks

* Model management with MLflow

* Hadoop migrations to Azure Databricks


- Target Audience -

Data engineers, analysts, architects, data scientist, software engineers, and technical managers who want a quick introduction into how to use Apache Spark to streamline their big data processing, build production Spark jobs, and understand and debug running Spark applications.


- Prerequisites -

Some familiarity with Apache Spark is helpful but not required.

Some familiarity with Machine Learning and Data Science concepts are highly recommended but not required.

Basic programming experience in an object-oriented or functional language is required. The class can be taught concurrently in Python and Scala.


- Lab Requirements -

A computer or laptop

Chrome or Firefox Web Browser - Internet explorer and Safari are not supported

Internet access with unfettered connections to the following domains:

Azure Subscription – recommended

*.databricks.com - required

*.slack.com - highly recommended

*.spark.apache.org - required


Join Microsoft and Databricks to uncover a chance to explore the big data business together! Please note, all attendees' organisations will need to sign a Databricks NDA (attached) before attending the training. The NDA attached is designed to have the fields editable. Hence, partners are free to either manually enter the text by hand or they can also type it in. Only the signature has to be handwritten or partner can use their own e-signing tool to sign as well. Please direct any questions about the NDA directly to cy.lai@databricks.com