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From Data to Insights with Google Cloud Platform, Virtual PDT

Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00 PM

From Data to Insights with Google Cloud Platform (2 days)   Want to know how to query and process petabytes of data in seconds? Curious about data analysis that scales automatically as your data grows? Welcome to the Data Insights course! This two-day instructor-led class teaches course participants how to derive insights through data analysis and visualization using the Google Cloud Platform. The course features interactive scenarios and hands-on labs where participants explore, mine, load, visualize, and extract insights from diverse Google BigQuery datasets. The course covers data loading, querying, schema modeling, optimizing performance, query pricing, and data visualization. A personal laptop is required for all workshops and will not be provided. Objectives  This course teaches participants the following skills: Derive insights from data using the analysis and visualization tools on Google Cloud Platform Interactively query datasets using Google BigQuery Load, clean, and transform data at scale Visualize data using Google Data Studio and other third-party platforms Distinguish between exploratory and explanatory analytics and when to use each approach Explore new datasets and uncover hidden insights quickly and effectively Optimizing data models and queries for price and performance Audience  This class is intended for the following participants: Data Analysts, Business Analysts, Business Intelligence professionals Cloud Data Engineers who will be partnering with Data Analysts to build scalable data solutions on Google Cloud Platform Prerequisites To get the most out of this course, participants should have: Basic proficiency with ANSI SQL (reference) Course Outline   Module 1: Introduction to Data on the Google Cloud PlatformBefore and Now: Scalable Data Analysis in the Cloud Highlight Analytics Challenges Faced by Data Analysts Compare Big Data On-Premise vs on the Cloud Learn from Real-World Use Cases of Companies Transformed throughAnalytics on the Cloud Navigate Google Cloud Platform Project Basics Lab: Getting started with Google Cloud Platform Module 2: Big Data Tools OverviewSharpen the Tools in your Data Analyst toolkit Walkthrough Data Analyst Tasks, Challenges, and Introduce GoogleCloud Platform Data Tools Demo: Analyze 10 Billion Records with Google BigQuery Explore 9 Fundamental Google BigQuery Features Compare GCP Tools for Analysts, Data Scientists, and Data Engineers Lab: Exploring Datasets with Google BigQuery Module 3: Exploring your DataGet Familiar with Google BigQuery and Learn SQL Best Practices Compare Common Data Exploration Techniques Learn How to Code High Quality Standard SQL Explore Google BigQuery Public Datasets Visualization Preview: Google Data Studio Lab: Troubleshoot Common SQL Errors Module 4: Google BigQuery PricingCalculate Google BigQuery Storage and Query Costs Walkthrough of a BigQuery Job Calculate BigQuery Pricing: Storage, Querying, and Streaming Costs Optimize Queries for Cost Lab: Calculate Google BigQuery Pricing Module 5: Cleaning and Transforming your DataWrangle your Raw Data into a Cleaner and Richer Dataset Examine the 5 Principles of Dataset Integrity Characterize Dataset Shape and Skew Clean and Transform Data using SQL Clean and Transform Data using a new UI: Introducing Cloud Dataprep Lab: Explore and Shape Data with Cloud Dataprep Module 6: Storing and Exporting DataCreate new Tables and Exporting Results Compare Permanent vs Temporary Tables Save and Export Query Results Performance Preview: Query Cache Lab: Creating new Permanent Tables Module 7: Ingesting New Datasets into Google BigQueryBring your Data into the Cloud Query from External Data Sources Avoid Data Ingesting Pitfalls Ingest New Data into Permanent Tables Discuss Streaming Inserts Lab: Ingesting and Querying New Datasets Module 8: Data VisualizationEffectively Explore and Explain your Data through Visualization Overview of Data Visualization Principles Exploratory vs Explanatory Analysis Approaches

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