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Big Data on Amazon Web Services

by Andrew Brust

This course contains an overview and demonstration of numerous components in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Big Data Stack.

What you'll learn

This course provides a tour through Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Big Data stack components, namely DynamoDB, Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Redshift, Data Pipeline, and Jaspersoft BI on AWS. AWS Kinesis is also discussed. All steps for creating an AWS account, setting up a security key pair and working with AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) are covered as well. Numerous demos are provided, demonstrating interaction through AWS components via Web browser user interfaces, command line, and desktop tools.

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About the author

Andrew Brust is the founder and CEO of Blue Badge Insights. He advises data and analytics ISVs on winning in the market, solution providers on their service offerings, and customers on their analytics strategy. He writes about Big Data for ZDNet and The New Stack and also co-chairs the Visual Studio Live! series of developer conferences. Andrew is an entrepreneur, a consulting veteran, a former research director, and a current Microsoft Regional Director and MVP.

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