Lillian Pierson, P.E., is a leading expert in the field of big data and data science. She equips working professionals and students with the data skills they need to stay competitive in today's data-driven economy. In addition to this book, she is the author of two highly referenced technical books by Wiley: Big Data / Hadoop For Dummies (Dell Special Edition) and Managing Big Data Workflows For Dummies (BMC Special Edition).
Lillian has spent the past decade training and consulting for large technical organizations in the private sector, such as IBM, BMC, Dell, and Intel, as well as government organizations, from the local government level all the way to the U.S. Navy. As the founder of Data-Mania LLC, Lillian offers online and face-to-face training courses as well as workshops and other educational materials in the area of big data, data science, and data analytics.
I dedicate this book to my family — Vitaly and Ariana Ivanov. Without your love and companionship, life wouldn’t be even half as good.
I extend a huge thanks to all the people who’ve helped me produce this book. Thanks so much to Russ Mullen, for your technical edits. Also, I extend a huge thanks to Katie Mohr, Paul Levesque, Becky Whitney, and the rest of the editorial and production staff at Wiley.
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