Handling Big Data with Pandas, Polars, and PySpark

PySpark made easy! Learn Pandas and Polars to navigate any dataset, uncover valuable insights, and become a data analysis powerhouse.

1 hours
20 lessons
200 xp

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An outline of this training course

Discover big data management with our beginner-friendly Introduction to PySpark course. Learn to handle large datasets using PySpark, Pandas, and Polars. The course covers data formatting, transformation, visualization, advanced SQL querying, and creating Regression Pipelines.

No prior experience needed. Just bring a computer, an internet connection, and enthusiasm for big data. Join us to master PySpark, Pandas, and Polars and enhance your data projects!


What is needed to take this course 

No prior experience? No problem! This course is crafted with beginners in mind, ensuring a smooth learning journey through the world of PySpark, Pandas, and Polars. All you need is a computer, an internet connection, and a zeal to dive into the fascinating realm of big data management and analysis. 


Who is this course for

Data enthusiasts, aspiring data analysts, and professionals seeking to enhance their data management capabilities will find this course immensely useful. Covering foundational to advanced concepts in PySpark, Pandas, and Polars, it offers valuable insights for anyone looking to navigate and analyze big data efficiently.


Details of what you will learn in this course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand fundamental concepts of PySpark, Pandas, and Polars.
  • Explore efficient big data handling and analysis techniques.
  • Develop skills in data formatting, transformation, and visualization.
  • Learn advanced data querying using SQL with PySpark.
  • Implement practical data management solutions through hands-on exercises.


What you get with the course

  • A two hour of self-paced video training
  • Resources that include files used in the tutorial and the course guide
  • An Assessment


Program Level



Field(s) of Study

Data Science & Data Analysis


Instruction Delivery Method

QAS Self-study


***This course was published in October 2023.


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Introduction to Data Handling


Leveraging PySpark for Data Analysis


Advanced Data Querying with SQL


Conclusion and Next Steps


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