Computer Science  |  Format: Flash

Understanding Big Data

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of big data concepts. This includes a discussion of binary conversions, the evolution of big data, as well as data anomalies. This course also includes examples of how big data is being used today by certain companies, the benefits of big data, as well as specific job roles that involve the use of big data.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Identify common big data concepts including data anomalies
  • Recognize ways in which big data is being used today as well as new types of data
  • Differentiate between various types of job roles involving big data

    Catalog Number: 99BRK02
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: John Brooks
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Information Technology
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: May 02, 2019 / May 02, 2021