Getting Started with Big Data and the Hadoop Ecosystem

Deep dive into the world of Big Data and Hadoop! Learn the need for Big Data analysis, technologies and distributions

About Course

Ever curious what the term Big Data is? What's Hadoop and what's up with the Elephant? This course is for anyone who wants a clear structured introduction to the world of Big Data and Hadoop which has been labelled as the next generation platform for data processing because of its low cost and ultimate scalable data processing capabilities. 

Who's it for?

This course is for anyone who works with data analytics; including developers, analysts, marketers, or anyone generally interested in the topic.

What will I learn?

This course starts out by giving you the history of Big Data and why we need Big Data analysis in today's data driven world.  We then go into the history of Hadoop, how it was conceived, and the technology behind it. 

The latter half of this course will go into the top Hadoop Distributors. These are the companies taking the open source framework of hadoop and creating innovative products and solutions to meet the demands for Big Data technology. The companies covered are Amazon, Cloudera, HDInsight, MapR and Hortonworks.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in a foundational understanding of Big Data & Hadoop