UCI Rolls Out Big Data Program

UC Irvine is jumping onto the big data bandwagon, saying this week that it has launched a new, online course specifically aimed at helping individuals learn all about big data. According to UCI, its Extension program will offer up a new Big Data Specialized Studios Program, which will specifically help professionals in the industry gain the background their need in big data techniques. UCI said the program will use such software as Hadoop, Teradata, Knime, Aster, IBM-Netiza, HP-Veritca, Statistica, R, Python and Crystal Ball. UCI's Extension program is the continuing education arm of the university.