Looker: First Look

Looker—a powerful data analytics platform—can help both large and small companies glean value from their data. In this short course, get up to speed with Looker, and learn how to leverage this platform to make collecting, visualizing, and analyzing data a bit easier. Ben Sullins begins by explaining how and why Looker is used, and […]

Kafka Essential Training

released 2017-05-01 Developed at LinkedIn, Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform that provides scalable, high-throughput messaging systems in place of traditional messaging systems like JMS. In this course, examine all the core concepts of Kafka. Ben Sullins kicks off the course by making the case for Kafka, and explaining who’s using this efficient platform […]

Integrating Tableau and R for Data Science

R is known as one of the most robust statistical computing solutions out there. Tableau—a leading business intelligence platform—provides excellent data visualization and exploration capabilities. When combined, Tableau and R offer one of the most powerful and complete data analytics solutions in the industry today, providing businesses with unparalleled abilities to see and understand their […]

Apache Spark Essential Training

Apache Spark is a powerful platform that provides users with new ways to store and make use of big data. In this course, get up to speed with Spark, and discover how to leverage this popular processing engine to deliver effective and comprehensive insights into your data. Instructor Ben Sullins provides an overview of the […]

Data Engineering Essential Training for Data Science

53m General Released: January 23, 2017 Approach big data with confidence by mastering the core skills needed to put data to work for your business. This course covers the basics of data engineering, system design, analytics, and business intelligence. Data science expert Ben Sullins explains how to collect and organize your data so you can […]

Analyzing Big Data with Hive

1h 53m General Released: January 20, 2017 From the early days of Big Data, it has been a challenge to find ways that allow many different types of people and professions to work with the data, that was until Facebook invented Hive, which is a sequel language that actually processes and analyzes data in Hadoop. […]

12 Myths About Data Science

36m 5s General Released: January 10, 2017 In this course, Ben Sullins debunks 12 common misconceptions within the field of data science. Busy engineers, data miners, programmers, and other systems specialists who want to bolster their skills can benefit from Ben’s succinct, practical insights. Separate data science fact from fiction, and learn what big data […]

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