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Data Science using Python

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Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture
Recorded on: November 29, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
In this webinar, we will talk about how you can use Python in the realm of applied data science. Python leverages specialized libraries like NumPy, pandas, and scikit-learn to aid data science practitioners in solving problems related to regression, sample classification, clustering and other data science problems.

Related courses:

WA2715 Applied Data Science with Python

AI for managers

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Presenter: Virginia G. Fitzpatrick
Recorded on: November 15, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
This one hour webinar will introduce the participant to an assortment of machine learning technologies. We will start with a definition of Artificial Intelligence then move into the relationship between Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks. Next we will explore the three types of Machine Learning (Supervised, Unsupervised and Reinforcement). We will also address common indicators used to define the quality of a machine learning model. The session wraps up with brief demonstration of a custom built python model as well as demonstrations using the 4 major AI vendors (Amazon, Google, IBM & Microsoft).
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AI for Managers

play buttonPresenter: Bibhas Bhattacharya
Recorded on: March 9, 2018
Duration: 1.5 hours

Description:
Machine Learning can help businesses reengineer their processes for higher revenue, higher customer satisfaction and lower cost. In this short course we will explore how exactly machines learn. We will then investigate a few AI techniques that businesses can use today to improve their performance

Related courses:
WA2713 Artificial Intelligence for Managers

Machine Learning with Apache Spark

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture
Recorded on: February 16, 2018
Duration: 3 hours

Description:
To stay competitive, organizations have started adopting new approaches to data processing and analysis. For example, data scientists are turning to Apache Spark for processing massive amounts of data using Apache Spark’s distributed compute capability and its built-in Machine Learning (ML) libraries. In this webinar, we will talk about Spark’s machine learning libraries and select ML algorithms.

Related courses:
WA2610 Machine Learning with Apache Spark

Applied Data Science using Python

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture
Recorded on: March 9, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
In this webinar we will talk about how you can use Python in the realm of applied data science. Python leverages specialized libraries like NumPy, pandas, and scikit-learn to aid data science practitioners in solving problems related to regression, sample classification, clustering and such like.

Related courses:
WA2715 Applied Data Science with Python

Using R as a tool in Data Science Projects

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture
Recorded on: February 22, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
R has won itself a solid reputation in the data analysis realm. In this webinar we will talk about some aspects of this programming language and its libraries that make it an indispensable tool for data science projects.

Related courses:
WA2592 Applied Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Introduction to Talend

play buttonPresenter: Bhavuk Chawla
Recorded on: January 30, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
Talend has been recognized by Gartner as a Leader in open source integration solutions. This webinar focuses on providing a quick introduction to Talend Unified Platform. This unified platform enables and empowers organizations to focus on their business objectives by minimizing effort/cost w.r.t. Data Integration, ETL, Data Quality, Master Data Management, Application Integration and Business Process Management.

Related courses:
WA2700 Introduction to Talend

Getting Started with Apache NiFi

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture
Recorded on: January 25, 2018
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
Apache NiFi is a distributed scalable framework for data routing, transformation, and system mediation. In this webinar, you will learn all you need to know about this versatile framework so you can start using it in your data transfer and data transformation projects.

Related courses:
WA2341 Hadoop Programming on the Cloudera Platform

Apache Kafka

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture
Recorded on: November 10, 2017
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
Apache Kafka is a distributed, scalable, and fault-tolerant platform for handling real-time large data feeds, which offers near network processing speeds. In this webinar, we will review Kafka’s architecture and ways to interface with it.

Related courses:
Big Data training

MongoDB – A Database for the Modern World

play buttonPresenter: David Chung
Recorded on: November 2, 2017
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
This webinar will introduce MongoDB, a database for the modern world. MongoDB is not an RDBMS instead it is a NOSQL database. Data is stored in BSON format, a binary equivalent to JSON and it is designed to be scalable to support massive data sets. MongoDB also supports sharded and allows processes like Map/Reduce to be implemented across clustered servers.

Related courses:
WA2266 Development with MongoDB

Applied Data Science and Big Data Analytics overview

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov
Recorded on: October 20, 2017
Duration: 2 1/2 hours

Description:
• Applied Data Science and Business Analytics
• Algorithms, Techniques and Common Analytical Methods
• Machine Learning Introduction
• Visualizing and Reporting Processed Results
• The R Programming Language
• Elements of Functional Programming
• Apache Spark Introduction

Related courses:
WA2592 Applied Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Data Science for Solution Architects

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: May 24, 2017
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
In this webinar, we will talk about some of the popular data science algorithms, analytical methods, tools and systems used in the desktop environment as well as in the clustered environments (Hadoop).

Related courses:
WA2393 Data Science for Solution Architects

Hadoop for Managers

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: April 25, 2017
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
This webinar will help technical managers understand the value proposition of Hadoop and Hadoop-centric products for their organizations. We will discuss a number of Hadoop-related topics, including Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), MapReduce, Apache Pig, Apache Hive, and Apache Spark.

Related courses:
WA2622 Hadoop Programming on the Hortonworks Data Platform for Managers
WA2341 Hadoop Programming on the Cloudera Platform

Machine Learning Algorithms in Apache Spark

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture at WebAge Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: October 13, 2016
Duration: 1 hour

Description:
Out of the box Apache Spark comes with an array of machine learning algorithms implemented to run in distributed mode. In this webinar, we will take a look at some of those algorithms to see how they can help you with your Data Science agenda.Related courses:
TP2455 Apache Spark Training: Introduction to Apache Spark

Top 10 Trends in 2016 IT Landscape

play buttonPresenter: Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: April 14, 2016
Duration: 1 hour

Description: In this webinar, the top 10 trends in 2016 IT landscape will be discussed. The trends covered will include Mobile Development, DevOps, Agile, Cloud and Big Data.

MongoDB — The More Important Features

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: October 15, 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: MongoDB is becoming increasingly popular with developers and IT architects. Dynamic data model based on JSON of this document-oriented NoSQL system promotes high levels of development and business agility. MongoDB provides support for rich queries, as well as single and composite indexes — features that are usually found only in traditional RDBMS systems. This webinar is a quick introduction to MongoDB with a review of some of its more important features that make it so powerful.

To Spark or Not to Spark?

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: August 28, 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Spark is seen by some Big Data practitioners as a disruptive technology that may render the Hadoop’s MapReduce programming model obsolete. This webinar will make an attempt to discuss Spark’s value proposition in an objective way.

Hadoop Programming Options

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: July 23, 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: This webinar will introduce the audience to some of the recent updates to Hadoop product ecosystem and MapReduce programming options. We will discuss YARN’s value proposition, Hive and Sqoop updates

Introduction to Apache Spark

play buttonPresenter: John Kidd
Recorded on: April 30, 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Are you hearing a LOT about Apache Spark? Find out why in this 1-hour webinar which addresses:
• What is spark
• Why so much talk about Spark
• How does spark compare with MapReduce
• How does Spark fit in with the rest of the Hadoop Ecosystem

Introduction to Big Data and NoSQL

play buttonPresenter: Kyle Gabhart, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: March 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: This webinar will help IT managers and developers to learn the fundamental concepts of and ideas behind Big Data / NoSQL technologies.

Big Data Business Intelligence and Analytics for Business Analysts

play buttonPresenter: Brad Brown, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: March 31, 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: In this webinar, participants will learn about: • MapReduce Programming Model
• Data Querying and Processing with Hadoop
• Amazon Elastic MapReduce
• Google App Engine
• MongoDB Query Language
• HiveQL

Microservices

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: March 5, 2015
Duration: 1 hour

Description: The term “Microservice” has recently been coined to describe a rapidly provisionable, independently deployable service with narrow and distinct functionality that is accessible over common communication protocols. As is often the case with new IT technology terms, the term Microservice is viewed by many as too fuzzy and misleading similar to terms NoSQL and Big Data. In this webinar, we will try to see if we can make sense of it.

Managing Big Data Using Hadoop Clusters

play buttonPresenter: Niranjan Pandey
Recorded on: October 28, 2014
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Enterprises are facing challenges with increasing volume,variety and varisty of data. This webinar provides analysis of big data challenges and provides various alternatives to turn those challenges into opportunity. This Webinar also provides a practical implementation of Hadoop cluster to handle big data with substantial coverage of installation, configuration, planning and implementation of Hadoop cluster to manage big data in productive way.

Data Science for Solution Architects

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: May 8, 2014
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Business success of organizations in the information age largely depends on their ability to cost-effectively convert massive amounts of raw data coming from various sources into high-grade business information. In many organizations, Solution Architects are called upon to provide the much needed “data-to-information” conversion solutions. This webinar will provide an overview of the value proposition, methodology and techniques of the emerging Data Science discipline as well as introduce the attendees to a number of existing production-ready technologies and capabilities that enable enterprises to build cost-efficient Big Data processing solutions.

Hadoop Programming

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director of Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: January 22, 2014
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: This webinar will introduce the audience to the Hadoop ecosystem and MapReduce programming. Hadoop and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) design principles will be explained. Quick overview of the Pig Scripting Platform, Hive and Cloudera Impala will be provided.

Using R as a tool for Business Analytics

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: November 13, 2013
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: R offers a free yet powerful platform for conducting statistical analysis as well as supervised and unsupervised machine learning that helps analysts and data scientists gain business insights in raw data sets.

Demystifying Big Data for managers and developers

play buttonPresenter: Mikhail Vladimirov, Director, Curriculum Architecture, Web Age Solutions Inc.
Recorded on: March 26, 2013
Duration: 60 minutes

Description: Many organizations are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information they have to process in order to stay competitive. Traditional database systems may become either prohibitively expensive to handle the exponential growth of data volumes or found unsuitable for the job. This webinar will help IT managers and developers to learn the fundamental concepts of and ideas behind Big Data / NoSQL technologies as well as demystify some of the buzzwords.