O'Reilly logo

Practical Data Science with Hadoop® and Spark: Designing and Building Effective Analytics at Scale by Douglas Eadline, Casey Stella, Ofer Mendelevitch

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

6. Exploring and Visualizing Data

A good sketch is better than a long speech.

Napoléon Bonaparte

In This Chapter:

Images Visualizing data can provide guidance on and insights into otherwise difficult to understand tabular, text-based data. The advantages and some pitfalls of visualization are presented.

Images Choosing the right method for visualization is an important first step. Common types of presentation charts are explored and explained in the context of data science.

The menu of data visualization tools is large. A brief description of some popular ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required