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Jul 13 2018   5:07PM GMT

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A data scientist is a professional responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting large amounts of data to identify ways to help a business improve operations and gain a competitive edge over rivals. Continued…

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“Beyond math skills, data scientists must be able to think creatively and develop context around the data in order to tell a story.” – Jason Cline

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The core components in the first iteration of this big data framework included MapReduce.
a. What is Hadoop?
b. What is Splunk?
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