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Big Data Methods in R - London - 2-Day Training Course
29/06/2017 - 30/06/2017
CAP House, 1st Floor, 9-12 Long Lane, London, EC1A 9HA
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1. Course description.
This two-day course covers one of the most exciting and current topics within the R community. Although traditionally R has not been used for Big Data analytics due to its memory limitations, recent R packages have provided much-needed connectivity for out-of-memory processing with popular Big Data tools such as Hadoop, Spark, SQL and NoSQL databases etc. During this intense and skills-oriented course you will learn:
During this course attendees will run R on a Hadoop/Spark cluster and will accomplish several simple parallel jobs.
The course will be presented by Simon Walkowiak - an author of "Big Data Analytics with R" (used as a textbook at the University of Oxford "Data Science for the Internet of Things" course) and Mind Project's expert in Big Data architecture for predictive modelling. Simon has delivered numerous "Big Data Methods in R" training courses at various institutions, financial/business organisations, governmental departments and UK universities (including Big Data & Analytics Summer School organised by the Institute for Analytics and Data Science). He is also a former Data Curator at the UK Data Archive - the largest socio-economic digital data depository in Europe.
The course will run for two days from 9:30am until ~5:00pm and will consist of alternating lecture-style presentations and practical tutorials. The example datasets used during tutorial sessions will come from social sciences, economics and business fields, however the contents may vary depending on specific interests of participants (based on the Participant's Skills Inventory). There will be two 15-minute coffee/tea breaks and one 1-hour lunch break during each day.
3. What is included?
Apart from the contents of the course, Mind Project will provide the participants with the following:
4. Further instructions.
Should you have any questions please contact Mind Project Ltd at email@example.com or by phone on 0203 322 3786. Please visit the course website at https://www.mindproject.io/product/big-data-methods-in-r-london-june-2017/.
Simon Walkowiak MBPsS
Mind Project Ltd
Intermediate (some prior knowledge)
£450 per person for the whole course (regular fee). £300 per person for the whole course for UK registered undergraduate and postgraduate students, and representatives of registered charitable organisations (discounted fee). For group bookings of 4 and more participants, please contact us directly.
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Simon Walkowiak MBPsS
Big Data , databases , SQL , NoSQL , MongoDB , distributed computing , cloud computing , parallel computing , Hadoop , Spark , MapReduce
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