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20773A - Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R

The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to use Microsoft R Server to create and run an analysis on a large dataset, and show how to utilize it in Big Data environments, such as a Hadoop or Spark cluster, or a SQL Server database.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•    Explain how Microsoft R Server and Microsoft R Client work
•    Use R Client with R Server to explore big data held in different data stores
•    Visualize data by using graphs and plots
•    Transform and clean big data sets
•    Implement options for splitting analysis jobs into parallel tasks 
•    Build and evaluate regression models generated from big data 
•    Create, score, and deploy partitioning models generated from big data
•    Use R in the SQL Server and Hadoop environments 

•    The primary audience for this course is people who wish to analyze large datasets within a big data environment.
•    The secondary audience are developers who need to integrate R analyses into their solutions.

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