We are a bunch of new and experienced Hadoop, Spark, Big Data, Analytics and Data Science 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, MetiStream, and DataCamp.
Our mission is to make Big Data and Data Science education available to everyone, and start a journey of discovery to change the world! Big data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark 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!
Our courses 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 Docker, or VMWare images, or by locally installing the required software. Pass the course test to print your certificate of completion, and to receive and industry-recognized badge!.