This course is part 1 of a 3-course series on Serverless Data Processing with Dataflow. In this first course, we start with a refresher of what Apache Beam is and its relationship with Dataflow. Next, we talk about the Apache Beam vision and the benefits of the Beam Portability framework. The Beam Portability framework achieves the vision that a developer can use their favorite programming language with their preferred execution backend. We then show you how Dataflow allows you to separate compute and storage while saving money, and how identity, access, and management tools interact with your Dataflow pipelines. Lastly, we look at how to implement the right security model for your use case on Dataflow.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM SERVERLESS DATA PROCESSING WITH DATAFLOW: FOUNDATIONS
It would be better having detailed explanation of concepts for very beginners. This is a great course. Having detailed information will help learners learn quickly
Was mistaken about the objective of this course, its actually a very good basis, just would refine the qwiklabs challenges, its mostly an cook recipe
Lab is relatively scarce in relation to many concepts introduced in this course. More labs should be designed to help learners internalise the knowledge.
About the Serverless Data Processing with Dataflow Specialization
It is becoming harder and harder to maintain a technology stack that can keep up with the growing demands of a data-driven business. Every Big Data practitioner is familiar with the three V’s of Big Data: volume, velocity, and variety. What if there was a scale-proof technology that was designed to meet these demands?
Enter Google Cloud Dataflow. Google Cloud Dataflow simplifies data processing by unifying batch & stream processing and providing a serverless experience that allows users to focus on analytics, not infrastructure. This specialization is intended for customers & partners that are looking to further their understanding of Dataflow to advance their data processing applications. This specialization contains three courses: Foundations, which explains how Apache Beam and Dataflow work together to meet your data processing needs without the risk of vendor lock-in Develop Pipelines, which covers how you convert our business logic into data processing applications that can run on Dataflow Operations, which reviews the most important lessons for operating a data application on Dataflow, including monitoring, troubleshooting, testing, and reliability.
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