Big Data Specialization
Unlock Value in Massive Datasets. Learn fundamental big data methods in six straightforward courses.
About This Specialization
Drive better business decisions with an overview of how big data is organized, analyzed, and interpreted. Apply your insights to real-world problems and questions. ********* Do you need to understand big data and how it will impact your business? This Specialization is for you. You will gain an understanding of what insights big data can provide through hands-on experience with the tools and systems used by big data scientists and engineers. Previous programming experience is not required! You will be guided through the basics of using Hadoop with MapReduce, Spark, Pig and Hive. By following along with provided code, you will experience how one can perform predictive modeling and leverage graph analytics to model problems. This specialization will prepare you to ask the right questions about data, communicate effectively with data scientists, and do basic exploration of large, complex datasets. In the final Capstone Project, developed in partnership with data software company Splunk, you’ll apply the skills you learned to do basic analyses of big data.
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Introduction to Big DataUpcoming session: Jul 23
- 3 weeks of study, 5-6 hours/week
- English, Korean, Persian
About the CourseInterested in increasing your knowledge of the Big Data landscape? This course is for those new to data science and interested in understanding why the Big Data Era has come to be. It is for those who want to become conversant with the terminology and
Big Data Modeling and Management SystemsCurrent session: Jul 16
- 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
About the CourseOnce you’ve identified a big data issue to analyze, how do you collect, store and organize your data using Big Data solutions? In this course, you will experience various data genres and management tools appropriate for each. You will be
Big Data Integration and ProcessingUpcoming session: Jul 23
About the CourseAt the end of the course, you will be able to: *Retrieve data from example database and big data management systems *Describe the connections between data management operations and the big data processing patterns needed to utilize them in lar
Machine Learning With Big DataCurrent session: Jul 16
- 5 Weeks, 3 - 5 hours per week
About the CourseWant to make sense of the volumes of data you have collected? Need to incorporate data-driven decisions into your process? This course provides an overview of machine learning techniques to explore, analyze, and leverage data. You will be intro
Graph Analytics for Big DataCurrent session: Jul 16
- 4 Weeks, 3-5 hours/week
About the CourseWant to understand your data network structure and how it changes under different conditions? Curious to know how to identify closely interacting clusters within a graph? Have you heard of the fast-growing area of graph analytics and want
Big Data - Capstone ProjectUpcoming session: Aug 20
About the Capstone ProjectWelcome to the Capstone Project for Big Data! In this culminating project, you will build a big data ecosystem using tools and methods form the earlier courses in this specialization. You will analyze a data set simulating big data generated from
Director, Advanced Query Processing Lab
Lead for Data Analytics
Chief Data Science Officer
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