Introduction to Big DataCourses / Self-paced online course
This course is 1 of 6 in the Coursera Big Data Specialization. From Coursera: “Interested in increasing your knowledge of the Big Data landscape? This course is for those new to data science and interested in understanding why the Big Data Era has come to be. It is for those who want to become conversant with the terminology and the core concepts behind big data problems, applications, and systems. It is … Continue Reading
DataQuest – Working with Large DatasetsCourses / Interactive tutorial style course
This is step 9 of 11 in the DataQuest Data Scientist Path. “Learn topics like Map-Reduce and Spark to process large datasets.” The curriculum for this step includes: Introduction to Spark Spark Installation and Jupyter Notebook Integration Transformations and Actions Spark DataFrames Spark SQL
Big Data: Principles and best practices of scalable realtime data systemsBooks / physical books or multiple formats
Big Data teaches you to build big data systems using an architecture that takes advantage of clustered hardware along with new tools designed specifically to capture and analyze web-scale data.
Data Science from Scratch: First Principles with PythonBooks / physical books or multiple formats
In this book, you’ll learn how many of the most fundamental data science tools and algorithms work by implementing them from scratch.
Doing Data Science: Straight Talk from the FrontlineBooks / physical books or multiple formats
How can you get started working in a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary field that’s so clouded in hype? This insightful book, based on Columbia University’s Introduction to Data Science class, tells you what you need to know.