What is Data Science?

Understand where data comes from, working with data at scale, making data tell a story (analysis), and data scientists.

Date: Wednesday, Nov 10 2010

Description

An O'Reilly Radar Report explaining Data Science and it's importance in the world today. This white paper will cover where data comes from, working with data at scale, making data tell a story (analysis), and data scientists.

Cloudera's Chief Data Scientist, Jeff Hammerbacher, is quoted multiple times regarding the nature of large-scale data and analysis, and Apache Hadoop is heavily featured as an excellent tool in this age of data.