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CCA 175 spark programs

CCA 175 spark programs

New Contributor

Hi,

I have registered for CCA 175 and planning to take the exam in a week. I am bit confused on spark questions, By reading the forum/FAQ I understand that I will be provided a partially written programm in scala/python which I need to fill and execute. My main doubt is how do I need to execute them, should I just copy paste them at the spark-shell or do I need to build the project and use sbt(spark submit) to execute them. Please let me know.

 

Regards,

Pavan

 

 

 

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Re: CCA 175 spark programs

Expert Contributor

In the cases when you are given a template, you will be given a script in order to run that tempate.

Re: CCA 175 spark programs

New Contributor

Thanks for the confirmation. I was of the assumption that we would create jar files and execute them using spark-submit. So wont knowledge of sbt and spark-submit be tested as part of certification.

Re: CCA 175 spark programs

Expert Contributor

SBT and spark-submit will be installed on the cluster.  You are free to use them as tools.

 

In the CCA-175 exam, in order to speed up development you should expect that most coding questions will have a template provided with some of the code so that you do not have to write everything from scratch.  If Cloudera provides a template, there will be an executable script written that can run that template.

Re: CCA 175 spark programs

New Contributor

Hello @juddimal 

 

I'm writing to clarify a doubt on CCA175 exam which is scheduled for this weekend. I've prepared for scala as my primary programming language. However, as part of the exam, if I'm provided with a python template, then can i execute my  commands on spark-shell and produce the output? Or do i need to create a new file with scala code and execute as part of the shell script provided?

 

Any inputs are greatly welcome.

 

Regards,

Vamshi

 

 

Re: CCA 175 spark programs

Expert Contributor

The current version of the exam is not using templates. We have removed a question to make the exam shorter, but currently you must write everything from scratch.