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Big Data – The Engineering Perspective

Examine big data from the engineering perspective.

GK# 7351

Course Overview


Big data is a term used to describe a massive volume of data. It is so large that traditional databases and software are inadequate for the job. Big data has the potential to help companies in a variety of areas. In this learning path we will examine big data from the engineering perspective.


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Big Data Engineering Perspectives


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Big Data Engineering Perspectives

  • Describe big data and the three v's
  • Recall what factors are important when considering a big data infrastructure
  • Recall some of the options when building a cloud based big data infrastructure
  • Compare the pros and cons of building an in house big data infrastructure
  • Recall the skill sets that individuals should have to make up the big data team
  • Describe the different software options that are available for big data analytics
  • Recall the types of analytics that can be done with the data
  • Compare the different types of data visualization that can be done with the analytics
  • Recall how large companies have used big data analytics effectively
  • Describe the risks involved when considering using big data as a solution
  • Understand big data engineering concerns, such as choosing storage and software

Who Should Attend


Professionals looking to further their knowledge of Big Data from the engineering perspective.

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