O'Reilly + Databricks does certification: http://www.oreilly.com/data/sparkcert

Databricks does training: http://databricks.com/spark-training
Cloudera does too: http://www.cloudera.com/content/cloudera/en/training/courses/spark-training.html

That said, I am not sure you need a certificate to solve your problem. If you can summarize briefly what you're modeling and what the results are like, maybe someone can suggest the problem.

On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 2:38 PM, Saurabh Agrawal <saurabh.agrawal@markit.com> wrote:



Can you please suggest some of the best available trainings/ coaching  and professional certifications in Apache Spark?


We are trying to run predictive analysis on our Sales data and come out with recommendations (leads). We have tried to run CF but we end up getting absolutely bogus results!! A training that would leave us hands on to do our job effectively is what we are after. In addition to this, if this training could provide a firm ground for a professional certification, that would be an added advantage.


Thanks for your inputs



Saurabh Agrawal

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