How to create data processing pipeline using Apache Spark with Dataproc on Google Cloud

Raw data are often dirty (difficult to use for data scientists in their existing state) and need to be cleaned before they can be used. An example of this is the data that have been scraped from the web containing encodings or HTML tags.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to load data from Stackoverflow posts into a Spark cluster hosted on Dataproc, extract useful information and store the processed data as zipped CSV files in…