Analyzing data used to be something you did once a night. Now you need to be able to process data on the fly so you can provide up to the minute insights. But, how do you accomplish in real time what used to take hours without a complicated code base? In this course, Handling Fast Data with Apache Spark SQL and Streaming, you'll learn to use Apache Spark Streaming and SQL libraries as a great way to handle this new world of real time, fast data processing. First, you'll dive into SparkSQL. Next, you'll explore how to catch potential fraud by analyzing streams with Spark Streaming. Finally, you'll discover the newer Structured Streaming API. By the end of this course, you'll have a deeper understanding of these APIs, along with a number of streaming concepts that have driven the API design.