Join Databricks for Spark Live, a complimentary one-day workshop for data professionals and IT leaders who want to learn how to leverage Apache Spark™. Apache Spark is a powerful open-source processing engine built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. Hear from the team that started the Spark research project at UC Berkeley on the latest big data and AI trends. Also network with your peers from companies like NBC Universal, MyFitnessPal, Viacom and OpenTable and learn how they are accelerating innovation with Apache Spark.

Apache Spark™ Roadmap

Learn what’s ahead for the open source Apache Spark™ project.


See how enterprise deploy Apache Spark™ to build innovative solutions.

Hands-On Labs

Get a technical introduction to Apache Spark™ and Databricks through hands-on training.


Exchange ideas and best practices with other technology leaders in your industry.

Morning Session: Apache Spark™ and Databricks

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast and Registration
9:10 – 9:15 Welcome and Introductions
9:15 – 10:00 Bringing Apache Spark to the Enterprise
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 10:45 Customer Use Case and Demo
10:45 – 11:00 Partner Talk

Afternoon Session: Technical Workshop

11:15 – 12:30 Apache Spark Architecture
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:10 Querying Data - DataFrames, Datasets, and Spark SQL
3:10 – 3:25 Break — Demo Stations and Q&A with Spark Experts
3:25 – 5:00 Apache Spark Structured Streaming and Machine Learning
5:00 – 6:00 Cocktail Hour and Networking