About this Specialization

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Drive better business decisions with an overview of how big data is organized, analyzed, and interpreted. Apply your insights to real-world problems and questions. ********* Do you need to understand big data and how it will impact your business? This Specialization is for you. You will gain an understanding of what insights big data can provide through hands-on experience with the tools and systems used by big data scientists and engineers. Previous programming experience is not required! You will be guided through the basics of using Hadoop with MapReduce, Spark, Pig and Hive. By following along with provided code, you will experience how one can perform predictive modeling and leverage graph analytics to model problems. This specialization will prepare you to ask the right questions about data, communicate effectively with data scientists, and do basic exploration of large, complex datasets. In the final Capstone Project, developed in partnership with data software company Splunk, you’ll apply the skills you learned to do basic analyses of big data.
Learner Career Outcomes
45%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
21%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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Beginner Level
Approx. 8 months to complete
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English
Learner Career Outcomes
45%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
21%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 8 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English

There are 6 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Introduction to Big Data

4.6
stars
8,920 ratings
2,131 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Big Data Modeling and Management Systems

4.4
stars
2,716 ratings
451 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Big Data Integration and Processing

4.4
stars
2,099 ratings
448 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Machine Learning With Big Data

4.6
stars
2,171 ratings
459 reviews

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