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Using Pandas for basic stock analysis

Pandas is excellent for data analyis as we’ve demonstrated in previous articles. In this article, I’m going to some basic stock analysis. To do this, I have downloaded some sample (historic) NASDAQ data and will use that as the basis of the study. Note: I have changed the...

Python for data analysis: setup

Python has become a leading technology in the data analysis space. It’s one of the most sought after skills & something that can help you advance your career in big data. The following series of articles will cover the language and libraries in detail, enabling you to get...

Big Data Crash Course: MySQL

This section won’t focus too heavily on MySQL. It’s a very well documented, traditional relational database system. The focus of this article will be, why it’s part of a big data ecosystem. To answer that question, we can use the below diagram, which shows a few different methods...

Big Data Crash Course: MongoDB

MongoDB is a document oriented database and is one of the leaders of the NoSQL revolution. To summarize what a NoSQL database is, we can say that it’s a structure that enables us to consume data of varying structure (structured, semi-structured and unstructured), of varying schema and data...