I love the course. It goes deep into the foundations, and then finishes up with an actual lab where you learn by practice. I greatly benefited from it and feel I have achieved a milestone in big data.
First of all i would like to take this opportunity to thanks the instructors the course is well structured and explained the foundations with real world problems with easy to understand the concepts.
By Cesar S•
Most of the information is useless, there spent two weeks talking about how you should manage your data that is something you can find anywhere in the internet. The only useful thing are the videos about Hadoop in the last week.
By Nick G•
No peers are available to grade assignments. My credit card was dinged because no one grade my assignment within the 7 days, so the course was incomplete. To top it off, most of the labs don't work, and run on an obsolete VPS.
By Robin B•
Very disappointing. Poorly written quizes and presentations. The level of the course is far too basic to be of value, but is required for the specialization. Why not offer an option to test out of basic introduction courses?
By Thomas J•
The bad things: Way too basic and outdated. The first 2 weeks of the course had no value to me.
The good things: It is an online course so easy to speed through first 2 weeks. Intro to mapreduce and exercise in week 3 was good.
By William R•
Honestly, for the price paid, the value given is quite low. I expected to have more hands-on working with the Hadoop ecosystem rather than this course's focus on background that really does not help one to become productive.
By Dr. L A G•
Too many things I already know and which are quite obvious, when you have some little computer science knowledge, less practical information; the explanations for installing Cloudera etc are insufficient!!!
Very basic. All this information of this course can be self taught by Googling and the hands on exercise at the end of the course is a joke. For the $59 price of the course, expected more.
By Damián L•
Presenter is very bad lecturer. She seems to be reading (badly) from a tele prompt, rather than lecturing. The quality of the slides is very poor. Not the level of a reputable University.
By Ray C•
The lectures are just not very good. Terms are confused. Just not that good. The material is not difficult at all, it is just the lectures and slides are poor.
By Chris G•
Last exercise is half the course and took many frustrating hours to install and for me never worked. No support provided by instructors. You are on your own.
By Atsuya K•
Shallow. Perhaps useful for a student of management to skim over, but there is nothing that a student with technical background would gain from this course.
By Abhi K•
Instructors have very good knowledge but courseis very very theoretical with less examples and your subconscious mind is not even listening tovideo.
By Abhinandan N•
Everything at high level, people have to imagine things to really understand what is being said. Seriously has to work on the deliverable and plan.
By Shubham P•
THIS COURSE IS COMPLETELY USELESS FOR STUDENTS WITHOUT HIGH END INFRASTRUCTURE AS THEIR ARE NO CLOUD LABS FOR PRACTICING THE IMPLEMENTATION.
By Michele P•
I cannot complete the course due to installations problem of the software required even if I have all the requirements needed on my laptop.
By Xuening H•
Very bad course. The lecturors are not talking in a greenhand-friendly way. I cannot understand anything after I took the entire course.
By Sergiy V•
this is the worst course I have ever seen. Is it computer science course or phylosophy course???
Waiste of time.
By Luis E G•
This course is extremely bad on every level. User experience might be one of the worse I've had in my life.
By Sahar N•
I couldn't boot the VM and they didn't care to help me out an after weeks of studying I had to drop off.
By Hua Z•
This course just introduce the basic definition but no practical issues. Useless somewhat
By Seth D•
Extremely basic intro, not valuable if you have any understanding of the the space
Sorry, I cant learning all classes. The terrible PPT, rigid teaching methods
By Carolay C S•
Me estan cobrando el curso y se supone que me salia todo gratis
By Laurent S•
I have rarely seen a course that is so terrible
By VISHAL G•
i didnot find it useful and it is too boring