Coursera Intro To Big Data

A new series of courses on big data is starting from Coursera. This addition to the growing list of specializations, is designed to equip you with a robust set of skills to process, analyze, and extract meaningful information from large amounts of complex data. The courses are based on the Hadoop ecosystem, and teach the Hadoop platform, its architecture and the tools that make up its ecosystem. There are hands-on instruction and assignments using tools including Spark, Pig, and Hive, along with instruction on strategies for processing massive datasets using the map/reduce framework. If you want a final certificate the specialization consists of five courses and the final Capstone project and if you pay in advance you can make a saving of 10%. You can of course audit the courses for…


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