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Databricks Certified Associate ML Practitioner for Apache Spark 2.4

  • Tuition USD $200
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code EX-ASSO-ML-APA-24
  • Available Formats Exam Voucher

The Databricks Certified Associate ML Practitioner for Apache Spark 2.4 certification exam assesses the understanding of basic machine learning concepts and machine learning workflow knowledge, including supervised learning vs. unsupervised learning, regression vs. classification, clustering, cross-validation, model tuning, model evaluation, and model interpretation, as well as the understanding of the format and content of the Spark ML library. Candidates will also be assessed in their ability to use Spark ML to accomplish basic tasks in the machine learning workflow.

Prerequisites

The minimally qualified candidate should:

  • be able to apply the Spark ML library to complete individual tasks in the machine learning workflow
  • understand the structure and format of the Spark ML library
  • have a basic knowledge of general machine learning and workflow, including:
  • supervised vs. unsupervised learning
  • regression vs. classification
  • clustering
  • cross-validation
  • model and hyperparameter tuning
  • model evaluation and selection
  • interpreting model results

Course Details

Preparation

The following Databricks courses should help you prepare for this exam:

  • Scalable Machine Learning with Apache Spark™
  • Future self-paced data science courses

Exam Details

The exam details are as follows:

  • The exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. Candidates will have 120 minutes to complete the exam.
  • The minimum passing score for the exam is 70 percent. This translates to correctly answering a minimum of 42 of the 60 questions.
  • The exam will be conducted via an online proctor.
  • During the exam, candidates will be provided with a PDF version of the Apache Spark documentation for Python and a digital notepad for taking notes and writing example code.

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Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

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Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

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