Andrea Cavallone

Data Scientist

BIG DIVE 2020 – Module 3 “Communicating and Visualizing Data”

5-day full-time course completed by Andrea Cavallone on November 20th, 2020.

Core topics by TODO:

  • Foundations and best practices of information theory and data communication applied to a data project.
  • Understanding the different Data Visualization approaches
  • Coding for DataViz with D3.js programming paradigm
  • Introduction to Vega Framework
  • Prototyping effective data visualizations following the design process and best practices of data visualization theory


Guest lectures:

  • Data Communication by TOP-IX
  • Open Data and DataViz by Sheldon Studio
  • Visualizing Data and case studies by Accurat

BIG DIVE 2020 – Module 4 “Deep Dive into Data Engineering”

5-day full-time course completed by Andrea Cavallone on December 4th, 2020.

Core topics by Corley:

  • Intro to Kinesis DataStream and real-time data services with AWS
  • Data stream persistence with Kinesis Firehose
  • Handle a Data Lake on AWS in Serverless mode
  • Data Lake queries with AWS Athena
  • Athena in depth: formats for Big Data (Parquet)
  • Data Transformation with AWS Glue
  • Serverless Data Transformation: Fargate and Step Functions
  • Data Lake Virtualization with AWS QuickSite
  • Hands-on lab with scripts and via AWS Web Console


Guest lectures:

  • Big Data on AWS by Storm Reply
  • Open Source and Data Virtualization by HPE CDS
  • Big Data: let’s Spark! by Value Partners Digital Technology
  • Scale your data architecture by Storm Reply

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