Sample syllabus includes expectations, topics covered and grading scheme details.
Submissions on Moodle
All grading and course related assignments will be handles on moodle
Mining Massive Datasets version 1.2
Introductory reference text by Anand Rajaraman, Jure Leskovec, and Jeff Ullman on the topics we cover in the course. We will selectively study chapters in the class which you may find shared below as individual files.
Handouts and Reading Material
Ch 1 from Jeff Ullman's book on Mining Massive Datasets. A great primer for things covered in this class.
An overview of Map Reduce
Classifying Big Data Innovators by Daniel Abadi
Simple Video Explaining Big Data Challenges
approx.: 8 mins
Hadoop Demystified - Good quick intro to HDFS and Map Reduce
BY EMC Corp
Amr Awadallah, CTO of Cloudera explains Hadoop in a detailed video
approx. 1 hr 16 mins long