ESS 100 – Introduction to Big Data

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of big data. Students will learn about big data concepts and how different tools and roles can help solve real-world big data problems.

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About this course

This on-demand course is designed to be flexible to fit your schedule. Each lesson and quiz takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete.

  • Option 1: Complete the course in one session, approximately 60 to 90 minutes
  • Option 2: Complete the course over a few days, 2 days of 30-45min/day

Syllabus

  • Lesson 1 – Introduction to Big Data
    • Define big data
    • Summarize the history of big data computing
    • Define key terms in big data computing
  • Lesson 2 – The Big Data Pipeline
    • Organize the steps in the data pipeline
    • Explain the role of administrators
    • Explain the role of developers
    • Explain the role of data analysts

Prerequisites

  • Access to, and the ability to use, a laptop with an internet connection

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Big Data
  • Quiz 1
  • Lesson 2: The Big Data Pipeline
  • Quiz 2
  • Course Materials
  • Slide Guide (Transcript)
  • Glossary
  • Join course discussions in the MapR Academy Community

About this course

This on-demand course is designed to be flexible to fit your schedule. Each lesson and quiz takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete.

  • Option 1: Complete the course in one session, approximately 60 to 90 minutes
  • Option 2: Complete the course over a few days, 2 days of 30-45min/day

Syllabus

  • Lesson 1 – Introduction to Big Data
    • Define big data
    • Summarize the history of big data computing
    • Define key terms in big data computing
  • Lesson 2 – The Big Data Pipeline
    • Organize the steps in the data pipeline
    • Explain the role of administrators
    • Explain the role of developers
    • Explain the role of data analysts

Prerequisites

  • Access to, and the ability to use, a laptop with an internet connection

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Big Data
  • Quiz 1
  • Lesson 2: The Big Data Pipeline
  • Quiz 2
  • Course Materials
  • Slide Guide (Transcript)
  • Glossary
  • Join course discussions in the MapR Academy Community