Big Data Demystified: Hadoop and NoSQL for Terrified Absolute Beginners

Past Locations for this Class

Big Data Demystified: Hadoop and NoSQL for Terrified Absolute Beginners

Past Locations for this Class

ABOUT THIS class

You’ve probably heard about “big data,” but chances are you haven’t been told what it means. In this class, you’ll receive a comprehensive overview of the technologies powering big data — including the history of databases and storage, the difference between relational and “document” databases, the challenges of big data and the tools it necessitates, and demystifying “map reduce” and Hadoop. Whether you’re a product manager, digital strategist, producer, web developer, or just work near big data, this class will give you a better understanding of the systems involved and how they work.

TAKEAWAYS

  • Background regarding why NoSQL and big data tools have become important now
  • A solid understanding of different data storage paradigms, including relational and document databases
  • A high-level understanding of how big data tools like Hadoop work

PREREQS & PREPARATION

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