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Processing Data on AWS

by Dan Tofan

This course will teach you the fundamentals of data processing with AWS. This topic is the most important domain of the AWS Certified Data Analytics specialty certification (24%, according to the official DAS-C01 Exam Guide.)

What you'll learn

Learning the fundamentals of data processing with AWS is not as difficult as it may seem. In this course, Processing Data on AWS, you will learn how to process large amounts of data on AWS. First, you’ll explore data processing with Lambda and Glue. Next, you’ll discover the basics of the Hadoop ecosystem and how to use it with AWS EMR. Finally, you’ll learn how to automate data processing using AWS Data Pipeline. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the AWS services needed to process large amounts of data on AWS and get certified in it.

About the author

Dan started programming decades ago on a Spectrum clone and started his professional programming career in 2003. Eager to learn, Dan moved to Netherlands to study at the University of Groningen. Now, Dan is proud of his PhD thesis on decision making and knowledge acquisition in software architecture, and about a dozen publications with hundreds of citations. Dan used Microsoft technologies for many years, but migrated gradually to Python, Linux and AWS, to learn more of the computing world. Cur... more

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