Walsh

IT 542 BIG DATA ANALYTICS

The course introduces students to the distributed file system data repository utilized for Big Data collection, storage and querying. This course begins with a discussion of big data and how it is differentiated from traditional data repositories. Students will examine the data file structure and the tools and techniques used to organize, explore, extract and analyze data sets. Students will be introduced to the Hadoop data structure and the associated tools including MapReduce, Pig and other supplemental tools. Students will employ big data analysis techniques on real world case studies.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

IT 540

Distribution

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY