Introduction to Analytics & Big Data - Hadoop

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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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 detail, ideal for the novice.

It will give the attendees enough depth on how Hadoop storage works to make more informed decisions as they consider deploying Hadoop infrastructures.

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 background detail around Hadoop and the Hadoop File System (HDFS)