About This Course
Big data analytics is the use of advanced analytic techniques against very large, diverse data sets that include structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, from different sources, and in different sizes from terabytes to zettabytes.
Gain essential skills in today’s digital age to store, process, and analyze data to inform business decisions.
In this course, part of the Big Data MicroMasters program, you will develop your knowledge of big data analytics
and enhance your programming and mathematical skills. You will learn to use essential analytic tools such as
Apache Spark and R.
Topics covered in this course include:
- Cloud-based big data analysis;
- Predictive analytics, including probabilistic and statistical models;
- Application of large-scale data analysis;
- Analysis of problem space and data needs.