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@@ -32,10 +32,41 @@ <h3>Intro</h3>
<p>This site goes with the Addison Wesley LiveLessons: Working with Big Data: Infrastructure, Algorithms, and Visualizations available on <a href="">Safari Online</a></p>
<h3>Table of Contents</h3>
- <li><a href="lesson1.html">Lesson 1: Introduction to Big Data</a></li>
+ The goal of these live lessons is to touch on the various aspects of big data at a high level. For instance, instead of going into
+ detail on the many nuances of Hadoop, we'll just get it set up and use it in conjunction with other tools like Cassandra. Further,
+ we'll go into the algorithms for processing and close out with tools for visualization. We'll be going through the full-stack instead of
+ deep on a specific area.
+ <li>
+ <a href="lesson1.html">Lesson 1: Introduction to Big Data</a>
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ Lesson 2: Building a Big Data Infrastructure Part 1: Storage
+ <ol>
+ <li>Set up Hadoop</li>
+ <li>Load data into Hadoop</li>
+ <li>Create a MapReduce job</li>
+ <li>Set up Cassandra</li>
+ <li>Model data in Cassandra</li>
+ <li>Run Hadoop with Cassandra</li>
+ <li>Use Cassandra and SQL together</li>
+ </ol>
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ Lesson 3: Building a Big Data Infrastructure Part 2: Processing and Messaging
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ Lesson 4: Algorithms Part 1: Batch
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ Lesson 5: Algorithms Part 2: Online
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ Lesson 6: Visualizations
+ </li>
<h3>Authors and Contributors</h3>

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