Database Landscape Map (June 2013) from 451 Research
Feb13

Database Landscape Map (June 2013) from 451 Research

This is a rather nice infographic I found on the Database Landscape from 451 Research from June 2013. It shows the relationship between the SQL and NoSQL databases, and gives a nice feel for the interrelationships. I also like the fact that he’s included Hadoop even though, technically, Hadoop is not a database, it’s an eco-system that includes a database – often HBase. But it is very, very important when your...

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The Learning Data Science Clock v1.1
Feb12

The Learning Data Science Clock v1.1

Really stoked about this as I’ve been working on it for a while. The Learning Data Science Clock 😀 When your starting out, the world of Data Science, one of the tricky parts is trying to work out what you need to learn. There was a great blog post about 6 months ago from Swami Chandrasekaran where he created a MetroMap guide to learning Data Science. That really inspired me, and I wondered if I could take it to the next level....

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John Hopkins University offer MOOC on Data Science
Feb06

John Hopkins University offer MOOC on Data Science

John Hopkins University are offering an online course in Data Science via Coursera starting on 7th April 2014. Overall I quite like the look of this, but reading the descriptions it looks like it could a bit light on statistics. Sorry if this sounds wishy-washy but I haven’t done this course myself so I’ve only got the description to go on. However one of the modules has been recommended to me – see below. Click here...

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UK Data Science Degree courses (July 2013)
Jul11

UK Data Science Degree courses (July 2013)

There’s been an explosion of Data Science related degree courses in the UK in the last 6 months. I think we’re up to 10 now, including a BSc. Hence I’ve changed the title to Degree Courses rather than MSc Courses 🙂 SUMMARY OF DEGREE COURSES AVAILABLE IN THE UK UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE MSC IN DATA SCIENCE http://www.computing.dundee.ac.uk/study/postgrad/degreedetails.asp?17 Duration: 1yr full-time (£6,300), 2yr part-time...

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