Course: Introduction to Scalding training

$59.29 incl. vat


duration: 3 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this course you will learn the basics of programming in Scalding.You will learn the knowledge of the various functions and classes.

Among the topics covered are the simple build tool, REPL, snapshots, SQL, Cascading, Java and far more.


After finishing this course you are familiar with the basics of Scalding .


It is an advantage if you have experience with Cascading and / or Scala.

Target audience

System Administrator, Software Developer


Introduction to Scalding

3 hours

The Basics of Scalding Programming

  • start the course
  • identify the features and users of Scalding, and the platforms supported in Scalding
  • download and install the Simple Build Tool
  • download and install Scalding
  • describe the basics of REPL and run the Scalding REPL
  • create a Scalding program
  • start Scalding in local mode
  • use Scalding to understand the basic pipeline functionality
  • identify how to write and save data, and describe sinks
  • describe how Scalding uses snapshots to partially persist data
  • use Scalding to read text and identify text data sources
  • use Scalding functions to manipulate text
  • use Scalding group functions to aggregate data
  • describe how Scalding infers data types in saving computations
  • describe the SQL aggregation functions used in Scalding
  • use list value SQL clauses in Scalding
  • use advanced SQL aggregation techniques in Scalding
  • use map-like functions in Scalding
  • use filter and collect functions in Scalding
  • use the project function in Scalding
  • use grouping functions in Scalding
  • use join operations in Scalding
  • use record objects in Scalding
  • describe the functions Scalding uses for mappers
  • describe the functions Scalding uses for reducers
  • describe how Scalding uses Scala, Cascading, and Java in MapReduce jobs
  • create a comprehensive Scalding program

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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