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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 16, 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 27, 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 Joaquim P

Jun 11, 2019

Too simple.

By J H

Aug 30, 2021

The cloudera vm used by the course requires login credentials (which students do not have) in order to correctly update and install the software using the commands given. Looking at the forum, there have been problems with software updates for quite some time, but as of Feb this year students are unable to do the updates needed outright per https://docs.cloudera.com/documentation/enterprise/release-notes/topics/cm-retrofit-auth-downloads.html. The short version, you will notice you are asked to use librasheets and will how no ability to do so.

By Marshall

Aug 5, 2021

The state of this course is unacceptable for anyone not familiar with troubleshooting LInux. The software is woefully outdated. I do not recommend this course until the instructors apply the needed updates. Coursera should probably remove this course, considering it's a paid service.

By Andrey A

Apr 16, 2021

Worst course I had ever. The hands-on materials are out of date. The teachers are not available for discussions. The course in unclear. Even, the final project description is ambiguous. Waste of time and money

By Felipe D

Feb 5, 2021

It uses technologies which has no support, and the activities where there are problems reported by the users, are days ago abandoned by the moderators.

By Somya T

Apr 28, 2021

Very old course and all hands on materials are outdated and you spend more time figuring it out than the actual course

By Santosh P

Sep 15, 2021

The vm provided is not working and no support. I have to stop learning this course.

By Shashank P

Aug 5, 2021

Too slow and i didnt get a certificate after completing course 1.

By David W

Sep 6, 2016

Not worth your time or money.