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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,

This 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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Aug 11, 2017

the last quiz was hard. but it was rewarding at the end. Thank You


Feb 16, 2017

Lot of learning in this course compared to the first two courses.

By juan a c s

Nov 26, 2016

It was a good course, different data sources and spark in action

By Tejprakash U

Oct 3, 2018

Course is well designed to address the right side of audience.

By kanwal s

Sep 26, 2019

Awesome able to learn integration with various Big Data Tools

By Xing Z

Jul 19, 2018

Excellent course! I have learnt and practiced a lot of stuff!

By Fernando G d L V

Aug 25, 2017

Great final exercise, I had to review and read so much spark.

By Jude O

Nov 6, 2018

This course was a bit tough but I am excited I completed it.

By Fernando M

May 15, 2017

Very good course, and challenging, by the way. Thanks a lot!

By roopesh d

Aug 22, 2017

very nice. easy to understand and great hands on exercises.


Sep 25, 2018

This was very challenging and very rewarding. What fun wra

By Haozhe ( X

Nov 10, 2020

Great intro course for big data with HDFS and integration

By Himanshu G

Jun 19, 2021

It was really amazing. Session gave good hands on Spark

By Ravi V A

May 8, 2020

This course was designed very well with practical info.

By Leandro L R

May 12, 2017

Excellent course and very demanding! I really enjoyed.

By Yogesh P

Mar 27, 2018

Good Course covering many concepts and fundamentals.


Feb 5, 2017

Lots of learning of programming Spark and MongoDB

By Miguel d l S T

Jan 12, 2017

interesting course, I learned a lot about MongoDB

By Shipra G

Apr 27, 2018

One of the best course fro beginners in Big data

By An D

Apr 2, 2017

Thank you. Spark in this course is very helpful.


Feb 13, 2017

Very good course and professors. I recommend it.


Jul 11, 2019

This course is very interactive and practical.

By Srishti R

Mar 4, 2019

Great experience towards learning this course

By Nick B

Nov 28, 2018

Enjoyed the class. It was very enlightening.

By Darius T

Jan 1, 2018

Great course for learning MongoDB and pySpark