Created by:   University of California, San Diego

  • Ilkay Altintas

    Taught by:    Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Science Officer

    San Diego Supercomputer Center

  • Amarnath Gupta

    Taught by:    Amarnath Gupta, Director, Advanced Query Processing Lab

    San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC)
Basic Info
Course 1 of 6 in the Big Data Specialization.
Commitment3 weeks of study, 5-6 hours/week
English, Subtitles: Persian
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 1,246 ratings

It's vey good to start Big Data with basics, and this course helps to start.

I have got very useful information about Big Data and the need for mapreduce programming model and Hadoop Distribution Framework. I had also got very clear understanding of how to run a mapreduce framework using open source cloudera virtual machine. The entire course is easy to read and understand and fun. Thanks for the instructors.

I enjoyed this introductory course because it really provided the scope for this area of study and helped chart the course for the rest of the specialization as I move forward. Excited to move on through to the next course armed with what I have learned in this one!