Big Data

An introductory course about understanding Big Data and its impact and relevance in today's society.

About Course

Big Data is the term for a collection of datasets so large and complex that they become difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications. The challenges include capture, curation, storage, search, sharing, transfer, analysis, and visualization.

This introductory course will begin discussions on defining, understanding and using data. The succeeding modules will discuss the facts, capabilities and benefits of Big Data; the 3V’s of Big Data and Big Data Analytics. It will also present implementing data, Big Data Management and Big Data in the real world.

Who this course is for:
  • Beneficial to recent graduates looking to get a foothold in the IT Industry.
  • IT managers looking to better manage data analysis.
  • Businesses looking to organize and analyze large amounts of vital data in order to improve business insights.
  • Managers wanting to reach business goals and improve agility.
  • IT professionals looking to implement new data analysis tools.