Vespa: Serving Large-Scale Data in Real-Time Training Course


14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)


  • An understanding of big concepts
  • An understanding of big data systems such as Hadoop and Storm
  • Experience working with the command line


Vespa is an open-source big data processing and serving engine created by Yahoo.  It is used to respond to user queries, make recommendations, and provide personalized content and advertisements in real-time.

This instructor-led, live training introduces the challenges of serving large-scale data and walks participants through the creation of an application that can compute responses to user requests, over large datasets in real-time.

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

  • Use Vespa to quickly compute data (store, search, rank, organize) at serving time while a user waits
  • Implement Vespa into existing applications involving feature search, recommendations, and personalization
  • Integrate and deploy Vespa with existing big data systems such as Hadoop and Storm.


  • Developers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice

Course Outline

To request a customized course outline for this training, please contact us.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *