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About the Course

Once you’ve identified a big data issue to analyze, how do you collect, store and organize your data using Big Data solutions? In this course, you will experience various data genres and management tools appropriate for each. You will be able to describe the reasons behind the evolving plethora of new big data platforms from the perspective of big data management systems and analytical tools. Through guided hands-on tutorials, you will become familiar with techniques using real-time and semi-structured data examples. Systems and tools discussed include: AsterixDB, HP Vertica, Impala, Neo4j, Redis, SparkSQL. This course provides techniques to extract value from existing untapped data sources and discovering new data sources. At the end of this course, you will be able to: * Recognize different data elements in your own work and in everyday life problems * Explain why your team needs to design a Big Data Infrastructure Plan and Information System Design * Identify the frequent data operations required for various types of data * Select a data model to suit the characteristics of your data * Apply techniques to handle streaming data * Differentiate between a traditional Database Management System and a Big Data Management System * Appreciate why there are so many data management systems * Design a big data information system for an online game company 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

MP

Oct 17, 2017

Good Explanations of Concepts and Nice Tests. I got a trilling experience in completing the peer Assignments with keen observation and Analyzing of Concepts learned.Thanq for your course very much.

VG

Mar 28, 2017

Nice course to describe the traditional data modeling (RDBMS) as well as various semi-structured and un-structured data modeling and management of the systems (Batch and Streaming data processing)

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By Jose L R

Oct 13, 2018

Great course! Please update the hands on!

By Luciano

Sep 05, 2018

This course is amazing!!! is helping me a lot in deepening my knowledge in data modeling and data architecture.

By Juan C M L

Sep 06, 2018

Precise and complete approach to the data modeling subject.

By Chetan A

Sep 06, 2018

Gave great undestanding on the big data.

By Aldo F B

Apr 03, 2017

I've learned a lot of things about data models and new ways to process the information. I want to learn new knowledge of big data because I want to apply in my professional life

By Juan C H

Mar 28, 2017

Excellent professors! Everyday was a new learning experience!

By loveneet k

Aug 21, 2017

Wonderful experience with you guys. Crisp overview about Big Data management. Decisions we should consider before taking Big data approaches. What are the available state of art exposure. It was great learning experience

By Srinivas B

Sep 26, 2016

Excellent

By Guven Y

Nov 11, 2017

Great course, thank you for putting it together

By Enrique G R

Jul 01, 2016

Very Good

By Fernando G d L V

Aug 29, 2017

Great intro horizon to discover new technologies.

By Jose A B A

Oct 24, 2016

The way for going through of material and classes is now better.

By Clement F

Oct 10, 2017

Just what I needed. Thank you IIkay and Amarnath.

By Antony C

Apr 05, 2018

A good presentation of available technologies around Big Data Modelling, theory and technical skills that are used in this scientific field.

By EDGARD M M

Feb 02, 2017

muito bom

By Thuong D H

Sep 23, 2016

Good course!

By Juan H B S

May 26, 2018

Difficult topic, but interesting and the explanations were clear.

By Hector d J G C

Oct 23, 2016

it was a little too slow but is ok, specially with beginners as me.it can be a little bit more interactive or didactical.

By Jose A R N

Sep 13, 2017

My name is Jose Antonio. I am looking for a new Data Scientist career ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseantonio11)

I did this course to get new knowledge about Big Data and better understand the technology and your practical applications.

The course was excellent and the classes well taught by the Teachers.

Congratulations to Coursera team and Teachers.

By Edgar R E B

Jun 20, 2017

Excelent.

By Prachi J

Dec 07, 2017

It was a very practical and detailed course. Thank you very much.

By Linh N B

Sep 13, 2017

This course has really good hands-on examples and detail.

By alexander r

Oct 05, 2016

Thanks for the education! :)

By JAMSHAID

Dec 28, 2017

Great course to get you started in the world of Big Data

By Darius T

Dec 31, 2017

Course gave a lot of useful information about data modeling. However the peer graded assignment was a bit dissapointment.