This course is for novice programmers or business people who would like to understand the core tools used to wrangle and analyze big data. With no prior experience, you will have the opportunity to walk through hands-on examples with Hadoop and Spark frameworks, two of the most common in the industry. You will be comfortable explaining the specific components and basic processes of the Hadoop architecture, software stack, and execution environment. In the assignments you will be guided in how data scientists apply the important concepts and techniques such as Map-Reduce that are used to solve fundamental problems in big data. You'll feel empowered to have conversations about big data and the data analysis process.
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Very detailed , thorough introduction to a lot of the Hadoop ecosystem. Nice explanation and assignment to get a feel for Spark. At times a bit dry but altogether a well structured and taught course.
Good introductionary course to get familiar with Hadoop and Spark.\n\nCould dig a bit deeper. It's only 5 weeks long, which accounts for half a trimester. Two of those makes one full size class.
Great course with great explanations. I just want to suggest to use more visual examples during your explanations, I mean, it would be nice to see live examples of code and executions running.
I'm forced to give 5 stars. I don't want to have a certification on a poor quality course (another coursera mistake). This material needs tremendous amount of work to get finished and revised.
Super hands on introduction to key Hadoop components, such as Spark, Map Reduce, Hive, Pig, HBase, HDFS, YARN, Squoop and Flume.\n\nI can't wait to the next course on the specialization.
Easy into into big data architecture with minimal previous development requirements. Relevant to anyone who wants to grasp basic concepts of how data flows/processed/analyzed in hadoop.
This is a great introductory course for entry level Hadoop learner. I hope more content can be added into this course. This course overlaps with other big data courses offered by USDC.
A very nice course covering the basics of the Hadoop ecosystem and Apache spark. The lectures are high quality and the presenters do a very good work of explaining the concepts. Thanks