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01: Q01 – Q07 General Big Data, Data Science & Data Analytics Interview Q&As

Q01. How is Big Data used in industries?
A01. The main goal for most organisations is to enhance customer experience, and consequently increase sales. The other goals include cost reduction, better targeted marketing, fraud detection, identifying data breaches to enhance security, making existing processes more efficient,

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01: Scala Functional Programming basics – pure functions, referential transparency, side effects, etc

Q1. What is a pure function?
A1. A pure function is a function where the following conditions are met:

1) The Input solely determines the output.

2) The function does not change its input.

3) The function does not do anything else except computing the output.

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02: Cleansing & pre-processing data in BigData & machine learning with Spark interview Q&As

Q1. Why are data cleansing & pre-processing important in analytics & machine learning? A1. Garbage in gets you garbage out. No matter how good your machine learning algorithm is. Q2. What are the general steps of cleansing data A2. … Read more ›...



02: Coding Scala Way – Recursion & Iterator in FP

This extends Coding Scala Way – Part 1 Example #4: FP using both recursion and functional combinator like foldLeft Can you write the following code written in Java the Scala way? Java coding question on recursion and generics 1. Define the Trait 2.… Read more ›...



02: Python comprehensions tutorial

Q. What is a comprehension?
A. Comprehensions are constructs that allow sequences to be built from other sequences. Python 2.0 introduced list comprehensions and Python 3.0 comes with dictionary, set and generator comprehensions.

List Comprehension

Set Comprehension

Given a list return a set.

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02: Q7 – Q15 Hadoop overview & architecture interview Q&As

This extends Q1 – Q6 Hadoop Overview & Architecture interview Q&As. Q7. What are the major machine roles in a Hadoop cluster? A7. The three major categories of machine roles in a Hadoop cluster are 1) Client machines. … Read more ›...



02: Scala FP basics: First-class function, higher order function, statements Vs expressions, immutability & recursion

This extends Scala Functional Programming basics – pure functions, referential transparency, side effects, etc.

Q1. What is a first-class function?
A1. A first-class function is a function that can be treated like a value.

1) Can be assigned to a variable as a value can be assigned to a variable.

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