Organizations now have access to massive amounts of data and it’s influencing the way they operate. They are realizing in order to be successful they must leverage their data to make effective business decisions.
In this Big Data Fundamentals course, part of the Big Data MicroMasters Program from University of Adelaide - AdelaideX you will learn how big data is driving organisational change and the key challenges organizations face when trying to analyse massive data sets.
You will learn fundamental techniques, such as data mining and stream processing. You will also learn how to design and implement PageRank algorithms using MapReduce, a programming paradigm that allows for massive scalability across hundreds or thousands of servers in a Hadoop cluster. You will learn how big data has improved web search and how online advertising systems work.
By the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of the various applications of big data methods in industry and research.
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Candidates interested in pursuing the MicroMasters program in Big Data are advised to complete Programming for Data Science and Computational Thinking and Big Data before undertaking this course.
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