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About the Course

At the end of the course, you will be able to: *Retrieve data from example database and big data management systems *Describe the connections between data management operations and the big data processing patterns needed to utilize them in large-scale analytical applications *Identify when a big data problem needs data integration *Execute simple big data integration and processing on Hadoop and Spark platforms This course is for those new to data science. Completion of Intro to Big Data is recommended. No prior programming experience is needed, although the ability to install applications and utilize a virtual machine is necessary to complete the hands-on assignments. Refer to the specialization technical requirements for complete hardware and software specifications. Hardware Requirements: (A) Quad Core Processor (VT-x or AMD-V support recommended), 64-bit; (B) 8 GB RAM; (C) 20 GB disk free. How to find your hardware information: (Windows): Open System by clicking the Start button, right-clicking Computer, and then clicking Properties; (Mac): Open Overview by clicking on the Apple menu and clicking “About This Mac.” Most computers with 8 GB RAM purchased in the last 3 years will meet the minimum requirements.You will need a high speed internet connection because you will be downloading files up to 4 Gb in size. Software Requirements: This course relies on several open-source software tools, including Apache Hadoop. All required software can be downloaded and installed free of charge (except for data charges from your internet provider). Software requirements include: Windows 7+, Mac OS X 10.10+, Ubuntu 14.04+ or CentOS 6+ VirtualBox 5+....

Top reviews

Oct 21, 2020

Hello Gentlemen,\n\nThis course was very helpful foe me. It enhanced my knowledge about Big Data Integration. Thank you so much for providing me such important knowledge. Thank you once again.

Sep 24, 2016

Best course taking into account the first three. Good material, more in depth than the other ones. Very well explained. Useful to get a sense of various interesting topics and orientative.

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By Ripunjay K

Dec 13, 2019

Good course to enhance knowledge. Data sheet for code should be given separately

By Gabriel T

Feb 1, 2018

Awesome lectures and hands-on. Learned a whole lot. Thanks for a great course.

By Jamal A

Apr 28, 2017

Pros: covers lots of good topics about Big Data

Cons: No real big data exercise

By Yujie G

Nov 3, 2020

Some of the cousera material is not clear and also the final quiz is too hard

By Stig

Nov 20, 2017

I some issues with installation of the right versions for assignments etc.

By Suraj J W

Aug 3, 2019

A BIG THANKS for all your help to learn others about this new technology.

By Emmanuel S

Apr 11, 2020

Some explanations can be improved. I've flagged the ones I didn't like.

By Tatiana V

Oct 29, 2017

The last test was too hard for those without background in programming

By Gustavo I M

Jan 20, 2019

Too easy until week 5. And in the week 6 disproportionate evaluations


Jul 10, 2018

A great tutorial for beginner, it is better if there is more practice

By Frank C

Dec 21, 2016

Very well explained!! This course and specialization are really good!

By Siddhartha

Apr 29, 2020

Very interesting course. It was good working with MongoDb platform

By Sabawoon S

Jan 23, 2018

Very good content, The last quiz was more about python than spark.

By Pradhyumn A

Jun 4, 2020

some of the working files created mischief so it ruined the swing


May 30, 2017

Very interesting course, and a good practical exercise at the end

By Liliana d C C M

Jul 9, 2019

Muy bueno, aprendí mucho, sobre todo en el trabajo de curso

By Ranjan K G

Apr 28, 2019

Good course to start learning Mongo DB and spark basically.

By fridolin m

Jul 17, 2021

updating the files of hands-on experience will be helpful.

By Ing. J H B S

Mar 29, 2018

Helpful and really cutting edge all the contents!

By Giovanny F F F

Aug 3, 2020

Need to explain more about the syntax in spark.

By Puneeth K R

Nov 1, 2020

it's very intresting to learn this course

By Chika E

Aug 2, 2020

Had some analysis issues at the end.

By Kajal N

Mar 2, 2019

Great experience towards this course

By Guillem C M

Nov 1, 2018

The final week is quite difficult

By Soham G

Mar 1, 2020

little bit drastic and lengthy.