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- Available Lessons: 53
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is Big Data? - Definition, Concepts & Uses
Course SummaryIn this collection of lessons, you can learn how to more effectively analyze big data, including instruction on data mining, data management and more. Our team of experts can help you quickly improve your big data skills for academic, professional or personal uses.
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About This Course
Big data refers to the copious amounts of information that can be gathered through technology and other methods. Often this type of data needs special to tools to interpret it. This course helps you expand your knowledge and develop your skills in regards to big data, including fundamentals, applications, management, and database systems. You'll find short, focused lessons that help you learn new concepts to master these technical skills. Whether you want to be a better job applicant for data management positions, or if you want to train your staff members to perform data mining procedures, the tools and resources available in this course can help you quickly reach your goals.
With the lessons available in this course, you can build your skills and learn how to do the following:
- Identify big data basics
- Show how applied big data works
- Relate the fundamentals of data mining
- Establish the premises of data quality management
- Outline database architecture and management systems
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