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A bunch of new and experienced Hadoop, Big Data and information management enthusiasts who want to learn, contribute, and network with others with similar interests. Our community includes open source enthusiasts, the academia, professionals, and companies including IBM, Rightscale, and Jaspersoft.

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Make Big Data education available to everyone, and start a journey of discovery to change the world! Big data technologies such as Hadoop and Streams paired with Cloud Computing can let even students explore data that can lead to important discoveries in the health industry, the environment, and any other area you can think of!

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They are mostly free, developed by experienced professionals and teachers, and nicely structured. Most courses include hands-on labs that you can perform on the Cloud, on VMWare images, or by locally installing the required software. Pass the course test to print your certificate of completion.

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  • It is the perfect web site to get into new technologies and have a hint of the main and newest projects around big data, open source… The material is really well organized and easy to understand and go through. The labs provide hands-on to the technologies guide you step bu step in the different tasks.

    Joao
  • The course is a great opportunity to get some quick practical experience with Hadoop and its related subprojects. Also the provided vm image could be used for future projects and deepening your understanding of Hadoop framework. Waiting for Hadoop Fundamentals II to be ready :)

    Eugeniu
  • The course is very interesting, because it explains the components of this new system…The first part was very well detailed, the installation part for the different environments. It was very easy to create the machines in RightScale and register in AWS, or download the application locally… Good work, I will be waiting for the next tutorials.

    Andreas