Posted by Vivian Zhang
Updated: Apr 8, 2014
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Many thanks go to Conductor Inc (Conductor makes the most widely used SEO platform - empowering enterprise marketers to take control of their search performance.)
Special thanks go to Caitlin Wilterdink, Jon Torodash, and Chris Lee (now Googler) for hosting us and giving us the wonderful space and assistance!
The Intermediate level week 1 slides:
Here is a link with info that will help Windows users connect to EC2 instances using Putty for ssh.
(Thank Mandy for windows putty link)
You can also watch the videos to learn
Speaker: Vivian Zhang, CTO and co-founder of SupStat Inc, organizer of NYC Open Data Meetup, Founder of NYC Data Science Academy. She teaches R and Hadoop.
Her data school hires the best working professionals to teach Python, D3.js and related Data Science skills. All the courses are designed to teach you employable skills. We teach the skills and toolkits in the class and assist you to do projects of students' own choice. Students will showcase their projects in this meetup group at the end of their courses.
In Hadoop workshop I and II, I will walk you through the steps to configure a Hadoop cluster on Amazon EC2 and run two simple map-reduce jobs on the cluster.
1. Sign up for Amazon AWS acct
2. Get familiar with basic vi commands (if you don't know it, I can show you quickly. You are welcome to read more before coming.)
3. You don't need to know Java at this moment. If you know Java, you can program in Hadoop quickly in later workshops.
I founded and run NYC Data Science Academy and SupStat Analytics Inc. I was ranked as one of “9 Women Leading The Pack In Data Analytics" by Forbes in Aug 2016 and “top 50 data scientists in China” in Sept 2019. I enjoy meeting people and enjoy sharing experiences with young professionals and students. I am a data scientist who has many years of practical experience in data technologies and the analytics industry, after developing my expertise in statistical methodologies and software and in a variety of programming languages such as R, Python, Hadoop, Spark and etc.View all articles
NYC Data Science Academy teaches data science, trains companies and their employees to better profit from data, excels at big data project consulting, and connects trained Data Scientists to our industry.
NYC Data Science Academy is licensed by New York State Education Department.