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About the Course

This course is for novice programmers or business people who would like to understand the core tools used to wrangle and analyze big data. With no prior experience, you will have the opportunity to walk through hands-on examples with Hadoop and Spark frameworks, two of the most common in the industry. You will be comfortable explaining the specific components and basic processes of the Hadoop architecture, software stack, and execution environment. In the assignments you will be guided in how data scientists apply the important concepts and techniques such as Map-Reduce that are used to solve fundamental problems in big data. You'll feel empowered to have conversations about big data and the data analysis process....

Top reviews


Jan 31, 2016

I'm forced to give 5 stars. I don't want to have a certification on a poor quality course (another coursera mistake). This material needs tremendous amount of work to get finished and revised.


May 15, 2020

Learned about Hadoop Ecosystem, limitations of map-reduce approach and Spark as a solution to overcome some of limitations.Thanks for giving me the opportunity to participate in this MOOC.

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By Phailendra D

Mar 25, 2018

This was my first course on Hadoop and it gave me brief idea about its architecture.

By Prasanta B

Jan 12, 2018

The course was very good..more examples would help in learning more complex things

By Rajesh N

Jan 31, 2017

The course really helped me in understanding the Hadoop world! Highly recommended.

By Aditya

Sep 6, 2017

Really nice course to start learning mapreduce and data processing through spark.

By Ramsimran S

Jan 1, 2016

One of the best tutorials till date.

Keep up the good work.


Ramsimran Singh

By Eloualid B

Oct 13, 2019

Thanks a lot for this making this course, it explains a lot of things of Hadoop.

By Daniel S

Jan 6, 2016

A very good overview on the Hadoop and Spark frameworks with useful assignments.

By Tom W

Jan 1, 2016

Great hand-on assignments, where You have to code in Hadoop MapReduce and Spark!

By Miguel Q

Apr 6, 2023

Everything I needed was part of the course, I was able to follow and complete.

By Harry T

Oct 19, 2016

Very good hands-on experiences. Good combination of theory and practical tips.

By Yash M

Mar 25, 2017

Well this course provides awesome knowledge and the right way to get started

By Colin S

Jan 14, 2017

Very good intuition + introduction to hdfs, mapreduce and spark.

Thanks a lot !

By 로비새

Jun 23, 2018

This is good course for a beginner who wants to look through Hadoop Platform.

By Rafal B

Jun 24, 2016

Very good course - giving quickly insights what Map Reduce & Spark are about.

By Daniel P M

Nov 28, 2018

Es un curso muy agradable, los temas son muy interesantes y de gran ayuda...


Jan 19, 2018

Good as a start point to get basic knowledge about HDFS, MapReduce and Spark

By Xuejin W

Nov 13, 2017

The course material is well designed and very easy to pick up for beginners.

By Nishit K

Feb 9, 2016

Found it very helpful. And both MapReduce and Spark teachers were very good.

By Adrien G

Jan 27, 2016

Very good and complete overview of the Hadoop Platform and its applications.

By Darpan k

Dec 29, 2015

Its a very good course to understand the architecture and working of Hadoop.

By Marcus C

Feb 8, 2016

this is great to get your hands dirty with your first Hadoop applications.

By Saravanan

Apr 1, 2019

This course is very simple to understand and good know all the concepts.

By Yu-Ting L

Nov 10, 2017

It is very useful to have an simple overview of Hadoop Platform. Thanks.

By Siddhartha B

May 15, 2017

Excellent course designed. Gives a clear idea on framework of Big Data.

By Junhui L

Apr 30, 2020

Just at the right level.

The last assignment is a little bit confusing.