Big Data, Python & R

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About the Program

Big Data, Python, and R are closely associated with the field of data science and analytics.

Advantage @DGU

  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Bundle of Industry Integrated Value Added Certificates.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • More than 250+ Companies for Campus Placement.
  • Possibilities of International Exposure.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.

Let's explore each of them individually

Big Data


Big Data refers to extremely large and complex datasets that traditional data processing tools and methods may struggle to handle. It involves managing, processing, and extracting valuable insights from massive volumes of structured and unstructured data.


  • Volume: Big Data involves vast amounts of data, often ranging from terabytes to petabytes or more.
  • Velocity: Data is generated at high speed, often in real-time or near real-time.
  • Variety: Data comes in various formats, including text, images, videos, and more.
  • Veracity: The reliability and quality of the data can vary.
  • Value: Extracting meaningful insights from Big Data can provide significant value for businesses and decision-making.

Technologies and Tools

  • Hadoop: An open-source framework for distributed storage and processing of large datasets.
  • Spark: A fast and general-purpose cluster-computing system for Big Data processing.
  • NoSQL Databases: Database systems like MongoDB, Cassandra, and HBase designed to handle large volumes of unstructured data.
  • Data Lakes: Repositories that store vast amounts of raw data in its native format until needed.


Big Data is used in various industries, including finance, healthcare, e-commerce, and more, for purposes such as predictive analytics, fraud detection, and personalized recommendations.


Programming Language

Python is a versatile, high-level programming language known for its readability and ease of use.

Data Science and Analytics

Python has become one of the most popular programming languages in the field of data science and analytics.

Libraries for Data Science:

  • NumPy and Pandas: For numerical computing and data manipulation.
  • Matplotlib and Seaborn: For data visualization.
  • Scikit-learn: For machine learning algorithms and modeling.
  • TensorFlow and PyTorch: For deep learning.

Integration with Big Data Tools

Python is widely used in Big Data processing with tools like PySpark (Python API for Apache Spark) and integration with Hadoop.

Web Development and Automation

Python is extensively used in web development frameworks (Django, Flask) and for automation tasks.

Community and Ecosystem

Python has a large and active community, contributing to a rich ecosystem of libraries and frameworks.


Statistical Programming Language

R is a programming language and environment designed for statistical computing and graphics.

Data Analysis and Visualization

R is widely used for statistical analysis, data visualization, and exploratory data analysis.

Libraries for Statistics:

  • dplyr and tidyr: For data manipulation and cleaning.
  • ggplot2: For creating sophisticated data visualizations.
  • lm() and glm(): For linear and generalized linear modeling.

Integration with Big Data Tools

R has connectors and packages that enable integration with Big Data platforms, such as Rhipe for Hadoop.

Bioinformatics and Research

R is commonly used in fields like bioinformatics and academic research for statistical analysis.


Shiny is an R package that allows interactive web applications to be created directly from R scripts.

Community and Packages

R has a strong community of statisticians and data scientists, and it offers a vast collection of packages for various statistical analyses.

Python vs. R


Python is a general-purpose language used in various domains, while R is specialized for statistical computing.


Python has a straightforward and readable syntax, making it easy for beginners. R is focused on statistical analysis, and its syntax reflects this specialization.


Python has a broader ecosystem, including extensive libraries for web development, automation, and machine learning. R excels in statistics and data visualization.


Both Python and R have active communities, and the choice between them often depends on specific project requirements and personal preferences.

In the field of data science, both Python and R are widely used, and the choice between them depends on factors such as the nature of the analysis, the available libraries, and the preferences of the data scientists and analysts involved. Many professionals in the field use a combination of both languages based on the task at hand.

How to Apply

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