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Learn Elasticsearch 6 and the Elastic Stack

“Elasticsearch 6 and Elastic Stack: In-Depth and Hands-On!” is here! This comprehensive online course covers using Elasticsearch, Logstash, Beats, Kibana, and X-Pack with lots of hands-on examples and exercises, including importing data into Elasticsearch in many different ways. Enroll now to learn these very hot and very valuable skills. (Also available: Elasticsearch 5) Get Course

Apache Spark with Scala – Hands On with Big Data!

Learn the hottest technology in wrangling big data on a cluster: Apache Spark! Spark works best with the Scala programming language, so this course will get you up to speed on Scala before diving into everything Spark can do – with lots of hands-on examples and exercises.

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Taming Big Data with MapReduce and Hadoop

Taming Big Data with MapReduce and Hadoop – Hands On!

Learn the technology that started it all – MapReduce! MapReduce is at the heart of Hadoop, and offers a programming model for processing massive data sets on a cluster in the cloud. Get hands-on with lots of examples using the Python programming language, ranging from simple tasks all the way to anlayzing social networks and making movie recommendations with real data sets.

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About Frank Kane

Welcome! I’m excited to share my 9 years of experience at and with you, where I managed and developed features such as top sellers, “people who bought also bought”, personalized recommendations for products and movies, and homepage optimization. Thanks to the revolution in online learning, I can teach you the same data mining, machine learning, and big data processing techniques needed to land a job as a data scientist or software engineer in these very hot fields.

Hit the “get course” buttons above, and you’ll be taken to my course descriptions at along with a coupon code for a steep discount! All of my courses are very hands-on, and dive right into real exercises using the Python or Scala programming languages. We’ll mine big data to find relationships between movies, recommend movies, analyze social graphs of super-heroes, detect spam emails, search Wikipedia, and much more!