Big Data on AWS: The Big Picture
In this course, you'll gain an overview of Amazon’s most important big data services, then drill down to cover each one. You'll learn the capabilities of each service and even see some demos to make everything concrete.
What you'll learn
In this course, you'll gain an overview of Amazon's most important big data services. You'll learn the capabilities of each service in AWS and see some demos!
Table of contents
AWS is short Amazon Web Services which is Amazon's cloud computing platform for consumers, companies and even governments.
Big data is data sets that are too large or complex for traditional data processing software. Usually containing massive files and extensively growing over time, big data has many varieties, volumes, velocities and veracities.
This is a beginner course therefore no prerequisites are required. This course will show you the capabilities of each service within AWS. Having a good understanding of Information Technology is always a plus but not required.
Big data is always classified into three sections: Structured Data, Semi-Structured Data, and Unstructured Data.