Welcome to the Data Engineering Nanodegree Program

Introduction to Data Engineering

Introduction to Data Modeling

In this course, you’ll learn to create relational and NoSQL data models to fit the diverse needs of data consumers. You’ll understand the differences between different data models, and how to choose the appropriate data model for a given situation. You’ll also build fluency in PostgreSQL and Apache Cassandra

Relational Data Models

Project Data Modeling with Postgres

NoSQL Data Models

Project Data Modeling with Apache Cassandra

Introduction to Data Warehouses

In this course, you’ll learn to create cloud-based data warehouses. You’ll sharpen your data warehousing skills, deepen your understanding of data infrastructure, and be introduced to data engineering on the cloud using Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS

Implementing Data Warehouses on AWS

Project: Data Warehouse

The Power of Spark

In this course, you will learn more about the big data ecosystem and how to use Spark to work with massive datasets. You’ll also learn about how to store big data in a data lake and query it with Spark.

Data Wrangling with Spark

Debugging and Optimization

Introduction to Data Lakes

Project: Data Lake

Data Pipeline

In this course, you’ll learn to schedule, automate, and monitor data pipelines using Apache Airflow. You’ll learn to run data quality checks, track data lineage, and work with data pipelines in production.

Data Quality

Production Data Pipelines

Project Data Pipelines

Take 30 Min to Improve your LinkedIn

Capstone Project

Job Search

You’re in this Nanodegree program to take the next big step in your career - maybe you’re looking for a new job, or you’re learning new skills for your current job … or maybe you’re not sure what to do, but you know you need to make a career change.

Refine Your Entry-Level Resume

Craft Your Cover Letter

Optimize Your GitHub Profile

Develop Your Personal Brand

01. Introduction to the Course

Databases: A database is a structured repository or collection of data that is stored and retrieved electronically for use in applications. Data can be stored, updated, or deleted from a database.

Database Management System (DBMS): The software used to access the database by the user and application is the database management system. Check out these few links describing a DBMS in more detail.

  1. Introduction to DBMS
  2. DBMS as per Wikipedia