Introduction to Big Data, Hadoop and Cloud Computing

A non-technical introduction for everyone

Big Data, Hadoop and the Cloud. We hear these buzz words every day in the technology sector. This course provides a non-technical introduction to these topics. This course will cover:

  • The internet of things (IoT) and the data explosion
  • Big Data, its value, and challenges
  • Hadoop for distributed computing
  • Cloud computing and the concerns with cloud services

Prerequisites: none

Duration: 25 minutes of video instruction

Your Instructor

Debbie Smith
Debbie Smith

Debbie is an accomplished software architect, mentor, and leader with a reputation for having a unique blend of strong technical, operational and mentoring skills.

"Debbie has been an excellent mentor and guide to me through the early years of my career. Debbie is very technically adept, detail-oriented and a great software architect to work with. I've always been impressed with her ability to look at the bigger picture and make sound technical/business decisions. She's extremely talented and a great fit for any team."

Debbie is passionate about mentoring software teams to continually advance and harnessing the full potential of young talent. She is a continuous-improvement advocate who is often consulted for advice on team building, development processes, and software architecture.

You can find Debbie on the web, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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