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Big Data: The Big Picture

by Andrew Brust

Big Data technology has gone from hype-driven to enterprise-ready. This course will teach you about Big Data concepts, major technologies and dominant vendors, as well as strategic approaches for adopting Big Data analytics in your organization.

What you'll learn

Big Data technology is now critical to and pervasive in the enterprise. In this course, Big Data: The Big Picture, you’ll learn about the concepts, core technologies and competitive landscape in the Big Data arena. First, you’ll explore key Big Data terms, technologies and professional roles. Next, you’ll discover who the key vendors are in the Big Data space. Finally, you’ll learn strategic approaches to Big Data adoption. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the technology context and market understanding needed to plan a Big Data technology implementation for your team, business unit organization.

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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