More General Distributed Algorithms

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Skills You'll Learn

Relational Algebra, Python Programming, Mapreduce, SQL

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Good! I like the final (optional) project on running on a large dataset through EC2. The lectures aren't as polished and compact as they could be but certainly a very valuable course.

Comprehensive and clear explanation of theory and interlinks of the up-to-date tools, languages, tendencies. Kudos and thanks to Bill Howe.\n\nHighly recommended.

From the lesson
MapReduce and Parallel Dataflow Programming
The MapReduce programming model (as distinct from its implementations) was proposed as a simplifying abstraction for parallel manipulation of massive datasets, and remains an important concept to know when using and evaluating modern big data platforms.

Taught By

  • Bill Howe

    Bill Howe

    Director of Research

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