GoDataDriven becomes first Databricks training partner in continental Europe

GoDataDriven is thrilled to announce that Databricks has selected them as exclusive Spark training partner in the Benelux region.

Partnership Databricks and GoDataDriven

Databricks and Apache Spark

Apache Spark is a powerful open source processing engine built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. Since its release, Spark has seen rapid adoption by enterprises across a wide range of industries. Internet powerhouses such as Yahoo, Baidu, and Tencent, have eagerly deployed Spark at massive scale, collectively processing multiple petabytes of data on clusters of over 8,000 nodes. It has quickly become the largest open source community in big data, with over 1000 contributors from 200+ organizations.

Databricks was founded by the team that created and continues to drive Apache Spark, a powerful open source data processing engine built for sophisticated analytics, ease of use, and speed. The company has trained over 20,000 users on Apache Spark, and has the largest number of customers deploying Spark to date.

Databricks offers a cloud-based data platform that makes implementing, and using, Spark easy.

The first certified Databricks training partner in continental Europe

After an extensive certification process, GoDataDriven has been recognized as an official training partner by Databricks and will be providing public and in-company training in the Benelux. “Sharing our expertise through training has been a core competence of GoDataDriven ever since the inception of the company”, says Rob Dielemans, managing director of GoDataDriven. “This partnership exemplifies our drive to educate the Benelux market about the latest technologies as quickly as possible”.

“GoDataDriven and Databricks are a perfect fit. Their domain knowledge in the big data arena and the strong training expertise their instructors bring to the market, are exactly what we look for in a training partner”, adds Andy Konwinski, Founder and VP of education at Databricks.

The first public Databricks Spark training is scheduled for May 17 – May 19, 2016. Book now

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