Becoming a Big Data Architect: Expert techniques for architecting end to end Big Data solutions to get valuable insights
V. Naresh Kumar, Prashant Shindgikar
A comprehensive guide to design, build and execute effective Big Data strategies using Hadoop
- Get an in-depth view of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and an overview of the architectural patterns pertaining to the popular Big Data platform
- Conquer different data processing and analytics challenges using a multitude of tools such as Apache Spark, Elasticsearch, Tableau and more
- A comprehensive, step-by-step guide that will teach you everything you need to know, to be an expert Hadoop Architect
The complex structure of data these days requires sophisticated solutions for data transformation and its semantic representation, to make the information more accessible to the users. Apache Hadoop, along with a host of other Big Data tools, empowers you to build such solutions with relative ease. This book lists down unique ideas and techniques to conquer different data processing and analytics challenges on your path to becoming an expert Big Data architect.
The book begins with quickly laying down the principles of enterprise data architecture and how they are related to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. You will learn get a complete understanding of the data lifecycle management with Hadoop, followed by modelling of structured and unstructured data in Hadoop. The book will also show you how to design real-time streaming pipelines by leveraging tools such as Apache Spark, as well as building efficient enterprise search solutions using tools such as Elasticsearch. You will build enterprise-grade analytics solutions on Hadoop, and learn how to visualize your data using tools such as Tableau and Python.
This book also covers techniques for deploying your Big Data solutions on-premise and on the cloud, as well as expert techniques for managing and administering your Hadoop cluster. By the end of this book, you will have all the knowledge to need to build expert Big Data systems that cater to any data or insight requirements, leveraging the full suite of modern Big Data frameworks and tools. You will have the necessary skills and know-how to become a true Big Data expert.
What you will learn
- Build an efficient enterprise Big Data strategy centered around Apache Hadoop
- Gain a thorough understanding of using Hadoop with various Big Data frameworks such as Apache Spark, Elasticsearch and more
- Set up and deploy your Big Data environment on premises or on the cloud.
- Design effective streaming data pipelines and build your own enterprise search solutions
- Utilize the historical data to build your analytics solutions and visualize them using popular tools such as Tableau
- Plan, set up and administer your Hadoop cluster efficiently
Who This Book Is For
This book is for Big Data professionals who want to fast-track their career in the Hadoop industry and become an expert Big Data architect. Project managers and mainframe professionals looking forward to build a career in Big Data Hadoop will also find this book to be useful. Some understanding of Hadoop is required to get the best out of this book.