This course provides a tour through Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Big Data stack components, namely DynamoDB, Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Redshift, Data Pipeline, and Jaspersoft BI on AWS. AWS Kinesis is also discussed. All steps for creating an AWS account, setting up a security key pair and working with AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) are covered as well. Numerous demos are provided, demonstrating interaction through AWS components via Web browser user interfaces, command line, and desktop tools.
Andrew Brust is Senior Director of Technical Product Marketing and Evangelism at Datameer, and writes about Big Data for the technology news site, ZDNet. Andrew is the co-author of "Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2012" (Microsoft Press); an advisor to NYTECH, the New York Technology Council; serves as Microsoft Regional Director and MVP; writes the Redmond Review column for VisualStudioMagazine.com; and serves as co-chair of the Visual Studio Live! developer conference.