Looking to find out more about data analytics but not sure where to begin?
While building the knowledge base and posting thoughts about data analytics/data science, it dawned on me that one might not know where to begin or find the site hard to follow.
This page provides a recommeded reading list of articles and posts to help visitors get started in the data analytics field. As we add more content, we will update this page.
Introduction to getting started in data science/data analytics
- Getting Started in Data Analytics
I provide an overiew of the different areas involved in data analytics and skills you need to develop to be effective in this space
- Storing and accessing data for data analysis
Deeper look into different types of data formats and databases used in data analytics
Setting up the right tools and environment for your data analytics project
- Setting up your data analytics environment
An overview of the different components required to setup a data analytics environment that supports analytics projects developed using the Python computer language
- Python Data Science Environment Setup Options
I go into detail on how to go about setting up your Python data science environment. We take a look at a local machine setup option as well as cloud-hosted solutions
- Review of cloud-hosted data science platform solutions