Microsoft Future Ready: Fundamentals of Big Data
Discover the tools available to you in Azure
More and more organisations are recognising the value of big data and how it can be used to drive informed decisions.
On this two-week course, you’ll get started with the big data curriculum from Microsoft to gain an introduction to working with data and extracting valuable insights.
You’ll be able to plan your learning schedule and connect with fellow students and teaching assistants as you learn the fundamental concepts and technologies for big data scenarios.
You’ll be given practical examples of the tools within the Azure platform, both for common data storage and big data problems, to understand how to use them in practice.
Learn the basics of databases and data storage
You’ll discuss data formats, technologies, and techniques to build a solid foundational knowledge of working with big data.
You’ll be able to describe the basic big data principles as well as being able to evaluate the fundamentals of databases.
Solve big data problems alongside industry experts
To help you understand what classifies as a big data problem, you’ll be introduced to the concept of the three Vs; volume, velocity, and variety.
You’ll be guided by the experts at CloudSwyft, a leading Learning-as-a-Service platform provider, to help you develop future-ready skills for a career in big data.
- Introduction to Data & Data Files
- Data Storage with Microsoft Azure
- Introduction to Databases
- Overview of NoSQL Data Stores
- What is Big Data?
- Technologies for Processing Big Data.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Assess how the Microsoft Big Data curriculum works
- Discuss data formats, technologies, and techniques
- Evaluate the fundamentals of Databases
- Describe the basic principles for working with Big Data
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for learners who want to start working with big data.
It will be particularly useful if you are interested in learning about the concepts of big data and data storage.
What software or tools do you need?
A working browser, preferably the latest version of Chrome.
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