Tools in the Wild - Tips and Tricks for Pig, Python and R in Data Science Has code image
Field Cady
This class will give practical tips and tricks for scripting in Pig, Python and R. It is aimed at practitioners who have entry-level knowledge of these languages, but want to learn the ropes for using them in real applications. The class will include extensive code walk-throughs, emphasizing both language-specific tricks and larger-scale patterns. Example topics include:
  • How and when to control parallelism in Pig
  • Using streaming to combine Pig with Python and R
  • Performance tips for core Python data structures
  • Architectural conventions we often use
Level : Intermediate