Processing Big Data

Take your Big Data skills to the next level by Processing Big Data using Spark to test quality metrics and data lineage documentation. Great things await!

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Processing Big Data DIGITAL SKILL

This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills and experience to Process Big Data. You will gain practical experience writing functions in Spark that test data quality metrics and data lineage documentation.

Big Data Processing

  • Spark, Hive and Hadoop

    Set up a cluster
    Overview of Hadoop and Spark
    MPP on Spark clusters
    Efficient ways of storing and accessing data

  • Transforming Data

    How to use Spark parallel processing
    Partitioning and indexing data


  • Data Lineage and Quality

    Data dictionaries
    Governance documentation
    Managing dependencies
    Track and log data quality metrics
    Surfacing data quality

  • Data Security

    Maintaining high availability of datasets
    Data masking, encryption in transit and rest
    Disaster recovery

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