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Big Data for Managers

A foundation course for big data that covers the big data tools for various stages of a big data project
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 49m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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This course covers the required fundamentals about big data technology that will help you confidently lead a big data project in your organization. It covers the big data terminology like 3 Vs of big data and key characteristics of big data technology that will help you answer the question ‘How is big data technology different from traditional technology’. You will be able to identify various big data solution stages from big data ingestion to big data visualization and security. You will be able to choose the right tool for each stage of the big data solution. You will see the examples use of popular big data tools like HDFS, Map reduce, Spark, Zeppelin etc and also a demo of setting up EMR cluster on Amazon web services. You will practice how to use the 5 P’s methodology of data science projects to manage a big data project. You will see theory as well as practice by applying it to many case studies. You will practice how to size your cluster with a template. You will explore more than 20 big data tools in the course  and you will be able to choose the tool based on the big data problem.
I have recently(14-May-2020) updated content on open source, cloud computing, big data offerings by cloud vendors, multi-cloud, hybrid cloud and edge computing and integrated big data service providers Cloudera and MapR. As most organizations are moving towards public cloud, these lectures will provide the latest information on these technologies for you. I am sure you will like this content.
This course has benefited students in more than 50 countries and as an instructor, I am glad to share some of the  five star comments about the course:
This course really exceeded my expectations! Not only it covers the concepts and the overall view of a Big Data project landscape but it also provides good examples of real case studies, that help reinforce the contents presented. Great course!
This course is great! I have learnt many useful things. The case studies are very enlightening. I strongly recommend. Thank you very much.
otimo tecnicamente, excelente

Didatica muito boa e o conteudo conforme esperado

You will learn

✓ Confidently lead a big data project in your organization
✓ Differentiate big data technology from traditional technology
✓ Talk about big data solution stages and cluster sizing with your development team, architects and CTOS
✓ Select tools required for various stages of your big data project
✓ Build an action plan for your big data analytics project using 5 Ps model


• Should have software project experience as a team lead or manager

This course is for

• Any team lead or manager who wants to learn about what Big Data is all about and start or lead some big data projects in their organization

How much does the Big Data for Managers course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 40% discount on the original price of the course, which was $24.99. So you save $10 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $17.9 of 98 Big Data courses. So this course is 16% cheaper than the average Big Data course on Udemy.

Does the Big Data for Managers course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Big Data for Managers has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Big Data for Managers course, but there is a $10 discount from the original price ($24.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Ganapathi Devappa a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Ganapathi Devappa has created 5 courses that got 876 reviews which are generally positive. Ganapathi Devappa has taught 6,017 students and received a 4.1 average review out of 876 reviews. Depending on the information available, Ganapathi Devappa is a TRUSTED instructor.
Cloud and Big Data Specialist
A cloud and big data specialist with more than 20 years in the IT  industry. I have been a developer, database administrator, technical manager, big data consultant and a cloud consultant. I am a Cloudera certified Hadoop administrator and a Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect. I have been working as a Cloud architect and big data consultant for last five years. I have provided big data consultancy including machine learning in Spark for organizations like Verizon and Cognizant Technologies. I have helped many organizations move to cloud computing with both Google Cloud and AWS cloud. I also conduct classroom and online training in Cloud and big data technologies like Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift, Amazon EMR, Hadoop, Spark, Storm, Kafka and No-SQL databases like Hbase and Cassandra as well as big data foundation classes. I have conducted big data classes for Simplilearn in India, Colaberry in the US and Apex Global Learning in the Philippines. I am also a blogger on Cloud and big data and you can see my videos on Youtube.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 49m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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