The Big Data for Beginners course is designed to introduce the Big Data ecosystem. The course begins with basic concepts behind how Hadoop systems are laid out and how they function. Additionally, it covers the different types of work that you might consider for using Hadoop, and whether or not it is the right tool.
No previous SQL experience is necessary. A basic understanding of Linux and PowerShell is needed to understand the Deployments section. A basic knowledge of Excel, Power Pivot and Power Query will be helpful for the Data Presentation section.