Data Analytics – Pandas, Spark Koalas & Visualization

Description

Data Analytics is going to be a minimal requirement for every job in the future as data becomes the competitive edge and IP for companies across the world.

This course teaches data analytics beginning with Pandas, which has become the de facto standard to programmatically analyze data. Further, we delve into Apache Spark Concepts, which is the most popular big data processing framework out there and an evolutionary step after Hadoop. Finally we teach concepts of how to visualize your data, put together stories that you can build opportunities on and make a positive impression in your work environment(s)

 

Detailed Description

Data Analytics is going to be a minimal requirement for every job in the future as data becomes the competitive edge and IP for companies across the world.

This course teaches data analytics beginning with Pandas, which has become the de facto standard to programmatically analyze data. Further, we delve into Apache Spark Concepts, which is the most popular big data processing framework out there and an evolutionary step after Hadoop. Finally we teach concepts of how to visualize your data, put together stories that you can build opportunities on and make a positive impression in your work environment(s)

Introductory Course Objectives

  1. Recognize terminology and concepts as they to data analytics, statistics & data processing
  2. Use Python programming language to code
  3. Understand Pandas api for data indexing, transforming, aggregating and visualization
  4. Understand Apache Spark framework and leveraging big data processing
  5. Real time use cases with appreciation towards statistics, that forms the fundamental ground for data analytics and data science
  6. Trade off scenarios on when to use Pandas, Spark and/or both together

Duration

  • 2 sessions, each class around 2 hrs on a weekend (Saturday, Sunday)
  • Timezone: US East: 9am-11am , US Central: 8am-10am, India: 630-830pm, UK: 2-4pm

About the Coach

Pradeep is a passionate technical and business leader with over 18 years of experience managing, coaching and growing teams around the globe ranging from Fortune 500 to small and medium companies. His background and experience has made him a highly sought after technical leader and mentor, consulting or working at the senior leadership and executive level. In addition, Pradeep has been an integral part of several initiatives in the technology space including mobile, web, and financial and consulting services. Pradeep has an MBA degree from Duke University that complements his technical ability to engage both business leaders and technical architects that brings clarity and simplicity to conversations. He has spent the past several years helping organizations increase their agility through a combination of Lean and Agile principles coupled with application engineering, data engineering with continuous improvement practices.

Pradeep currently resides in the US, and spends most of his weekends, helping engineers reach their next level of career.

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