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Analyzing Big Data with R Programming

RPROG-112 (4 Days)

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Big Data with R Training Overview

Accelebrate's Analyzing Big Data with R Programming training teaches attendees how to use In-memory/on-disk, distributed analysis using H20, Hadoop, and Apache Spark, and how to integrate Microsoft Machine Learning Server and R.

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Big Data with R Training Objectives

All students will be able to:

  • Use Data.table to manipulate large datasets that fit in memory
  • Understand batch processing via SQL queries
  • Implement online learning style models using R
  • Describe the difference between Hadoop and Spark
  • Understand the HDFS file format
  • Use the SparkR package to leverage Spark through an R API
  • Manage data via H20 and the R API
  • Implement models using H20 and the R API
  • 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
  • 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

Big Data with R Training Outline

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Introduction
In-memory Big Data: Data.table
  • Why do we need data.table?
  • Why is it 
  • The i and the j arguments in data.table
  • Renaming Columns
  • Adding new columns
  • Binning data (continuous to categorical)
  • Combining categorical values
  • Transforming Variables
  • Group-by functions with data.table
  • Handling missing data
  • Long to Wide and Back
  • Merging datasets together
  • Stacking datasets together (concatenation)
SQL Connections and Sequential data updates
Implementing Online Learning (Sequential Model Updates)
  • The biglm package
Data Munging and Machine Learning Via H20
  • Intro to H20
  • Launching the cluster, checking status
  • Data Import, manipulation in H20
  • Unstructured data analysis: Word2Vec
  • Fitting models in H20
  • Ensemble model building
Overview of Hadoop
  • Distributed data versus distributed analytics
  • HDFS and map-reduce
Apache Spark
  • Overview of Spark
  • APIs to use Apache Spark with R
  • Applied Examples using SparkR
  • Data import and manipulation in Spark(R)
  • The Spark machine learning library mllib:
Microsoft Machine Learning Server Overview
  • What is Microsoft R server
  • Using Microsoft R client
  • The ScaleR functions
Data Munging
  • Understanding XDF files
  • Data I/O
  • Variable transformations
  • Data subsetting, splitting, and merging
Data Summarization
  • Creating visualizations
  • Numerical summaries
Processing Big Data
  • Transforming Big Data
  • Managing datasets
Implementing General Linear Models
  • Establishing and leveraging partitions/clusters
  • Fitting regression models and making predictions
Implementing Other Models
  • Decision Trees and Random Forests
  • Naïve Bayes
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

RPROG-112

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this course should have:

  • Programming experience using R, and familiarity with common R packages
  • Knowledge of common statistical methods and data analysis best practices
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality

Training Materials:

All R training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • R 3.0 or later with console
  • IDE or text editor of your choice (RStudio recommended)

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