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From Som Lima <somplastic...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Lightbend Scala professional training & certification
Date Wed, 29 Apr 2020 15:21:49 GMT
I think I am going to focus on spring boot and apache camel.

I'll do Apache spark in the back ground.

So see you.

I am going to unsubscribe here.




On Wed, 29 Apr 2020, 13:58 Som Lima, <somplasticllc@gmail.com> wrote:

> The end value is important  for me.
>
> I think certification in commercial framework is most valuable for me.
>
> What is free is the access to the framework. That is invaluable.
>
> In the past Access to commercial frameworks was not possible .
> One could only get it if a company sent you.
>
> This involved one week intense training courses. costing in the order of
> USD $3000. That is still the case. With Spring for example you can train
> freely and sit the certification for  minimal fee ($200) in the event a
> company doesn't send you on a one week USD $3000 course spring course.
>
> ACCESS : Being able to download and install a commercial framework  is
> priceless.
>
> I think  frameworks like Spark and accompanying mathematical  concepts
> cannot be learned in one week but highly achievable  for proficient
> commercial development in two months. Resources for learning relevant maths
> are abundant. Actually relevant maths are encapsulated in  APIs.  That is
> Bad news for masters and phD mathematicians.
>
> During one such one week course my colleague , an american outspoken type
> said .  he was right.  As it happened the framework fell short due to
> concepts I knew from commercial software development experience.
>
>
> I would say certification in Java is only worth 1/10  to that of
> certification in a java framework like J2ee , spring , Spark.
> Even certification as a DBA is more valuable than Language Certification
> because simply you can show you can operate equipment like a database.
>
> With language certification you can build an IDE. Same as  people who buy
> a lathe the first thing they do is use it to build another Lathe.
>
> On Wed, 29 Apr 2020, 13:09 Mich Talebzadeh, <mich.talebzadeh@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I don't think that will be free!
>>
>> Dr Mich Talebzadeh
>>
>>
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>> On Wed, 29 Apr 2020 at 13:01, Som Lima <somplasticllc@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Is there a databricks or other professional certification for Apache
>>> Spark  ?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, 29 Apr 2020, 11:29 Mich Talebzadeh, <mich.talebzadeh@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Has anyone had experience of taking training courses  with Lightbend
>>>> training <https://www.lightbend.com/services/training>on Scala
>>>>
>>>> I believe they are offering free Scala courses and certifications.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Dr Mich Talebzadeh
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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