Introduction to Analytics and Big Data - Hadoop (2011)

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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This tutorial serves as a foundation for the field of analytics and Big Data, with an emphasis on Hadoop. An overview of current data analysis techniques, the emerging science around Big Data and an overview of Hadoop will be presented. Storage techniques and file system design for the Hadoop File System (HDFS) and implementation tradeoffs will be discussed in detail. This tutorial is a blend of non-technical and introductory-level technical material..

Learning Objectives

Gain a further understanding of the field and science of data analytics
Comprehend the essential differences surrounding Big Data and why it represents a change in traditional IT thinking
Understand introductory-level technical detail around Hadoop and the Hadoop File System (HDFS)