6 Big Data

6.1 Exploring, Visualizing, and Modeling Big Data with R

Okan Bulut, Christopher Desjardins

Working with BIG DATA requires a particular suite of data analytics tools and advanced techniques, such as machine learning (ML). Many of these tools are readily and freely available in R. This full-day session will provide participants with a hands-on training on how to use data analytics tools and machine learning methods available in R to explore, visualize, and model big data.


6.2 Mastering Spark with R

Javier Luraschi, Kevin Kuo, Edgar Ruiz

In this book you will learn how to use Apache Spark with R. The book intends to take someone unfamiliar with Spark or R and help you become proficient by teaching you a set of tools, skills and practices applicable to large-scale data science.

PS the first chapter has a Jon Snow quote ;)