Learn Big Data

"Big Data" is a corner of Data Science that is primarily interested in storing, managing, querying data from, and deriving insights from unusually large quantities of data. Working with data at scale requires different toolsets and different skillsets, so read up on the resources in this section to get up to speed.

We have 9 resources for learning Big Data including educational Online Classes, Books, Kindle & Other eBooks, Websites, and CDs, MP3s & Audiobooks, from providers such as University of California, San Diego, Yonsei University, and Johns Hopkins University. Find 16 more resources in subtopics including Data Visualization, Cloud Computing, and Genomic Data Science.

Big Data and Hadoop Essentials

High School - College | Online resource

This course builds a essential fundamental understanding of Big Data problems and Hadoop as a solution. This course takes you through: Understanding of Big Data problems with easy to understand...


Big Data - Capstone Project

College | Online class

Welcome to the Capstone Project for Big Data! In collaboration with Splunk, a software company focused on analyzing machine-generated big data, you will build a Big Data ecosystem using tools and...


Big Data, Cloud Computing, & CDN Emerging Technologies

College | Online class

You have most likely heard about Clouds and Big Data before, and already know how significantly important they are and will be in the future. Cloud Computing enables us to easily use software as...


Big Data Demystified: How Big Data Is Changing The Way We Live, Love And Learn

7th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Big Data Demystified provides a compelling look at one of the most important trends of this decade—Big Data. In this highly accessible book, David Feinleib, producer of The Big Data Landscape and...


Big Data Fundamentals

High School - College | Online class

This course presents a holistic approach to Big Data, taking both a top-down and a bottom-up approach to questions such as: What is Big Data? How do we tackle Big Data? Why are we interested in it?...


Big Data: Using SMART Big Data, Analytics and Metrics To Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance

High School - College | Book, Audio CD/MP3, ebook/Kindle

Illustrated with numerous real-world examples from a cross section of companies and organisations, Big Data will take you through the five steps of the SMART model: Start with Strategy, Measure...


Genomic Data Science with Galaxy

College | Online class

Learn to use the tools that are available from the Galaxy Project. This is the second course in the Genomic Big Data Science Specialization.


Graph Analytics for Big Data

College | Online class

Want 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...


Hadoop Platform and Application Framework

College | Online class

This course is for novice programmers or business people who’d like to understand the core tools used to wrangle and analyze big data. With no prior experience, you’ll have the opportunity to walk...


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