Magellan: Geospatial Analytics on Spark Training Course


Magellan is an open-source distributed execution engine for geospatial analytics on big data. Implemented on top of Apache Spark, it extends Spark SQL and provides a relational abstraction for geospatial analytics.

This instructor-led, live training introduces the concepts and approaches for implementing geospacial analytics and walks participants through the creation of a predictive analysis application using Magellan on Spark.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Efficiently query, parse and join geospatial datasets at scale
  • Implement geospatial data in business intelligence and predictive analytics applications
  • Use spatial context to extend the capabilities of mobile devices, sensors, logs, and wearables

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Experience with Apache Spark
  • Experience with SQL and data frame queries


  • Application developers

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