[Continually Updated] MastersInDataScience.org has culled together a list of 23 of the best US Universities/Colleges that offer a Masters in Data Science. Read More
A FREE Masters in Data Science. More and more people are learning on-line via the flood of excellent “open source” resources of classes, ebooks, software, etc. Clare Corthell has created a website to allow anybody to take virtually the same curriculum offered for a Masters in Data Science for Free.
Will it be an official Masters? No, but an official Masters is not always what is needed. Often its the knowledge and experience working with the tools and techniques necessary to actually do Data Science. For some, this free curriculum will allow business-line leaders, Analysts and Programmers from other fields to fill in the education gaps and get better at their job, as well as, one step closer to being an actual Data Scientist. Read More
Free eBook “Practical Machine Learning: Innovations in Recommendations”
In this guide, Practical Machine Learning: Innovations in Recommendation, authors and Mahout committers Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman shed light on a more approachable recommendation engine design and the business advantages for leveraging this innovative implementation style. Read More…
This guide by Robert Schneider, who also wrote Hadoop for Dummies, created this guide give you everything you need to know about choosing the right Hadoop distribution For Production Read More
If you want to learn all about why Apache Cassandra is such a popular NoSQL database, here are several videos and an article to review. Read More
Andrew C. Oliver of InfoWorld.com writes, “There are several types of NoSQL databases and rational reasons to use them in different situations for different datasets. It’s much more complicated than tech industry marketing nonsense like “NoSQL = scale.”
Here is a guide to database landscape as of 2014. Read More
EARLY RELEASE Available Now via O’Reilly books. Print Copy not out until next Spring.
Get expert guidance on architecting end-to-end data management solutions with Apache Hadoop. While many sources explain how to use various components in the Hadoop ecosystem, this practical book takes you through architectural considerations necessary to tie those components together into a complete tailored application, based on your particular use case. Read More
As our society transforms into a data-driven one, the role of the Data Scientist is becoming more and more important. If you want to be on the leading edge of what is sure to become a major profession in the not-too-distant future, this book can show you how. Read More
Daniel Westheide created and published a blog series called The Neophyte’s Guide to Scala, targeted at aspiring Scala enthusiasts who have already made their first steps with the language and are looking for more detailed explanations. This page serves as a hub for everything related to this series. Read More