Data Types

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This lesson explores the different concepts behind data analytics. It will provide you with a clearer understanding of what data analytics actually is and how it allows you to collate, store, review, and analyze data to help drive business decisions through insights that have been identified.

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will have an understanding of:

  • Different analytic concepts
  • Data types, including structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data
  • When you should use data analytics within your business 
  • The process behind running analytics against data

Intended Audience

This lesson is ideal for those looking to become data scientists or solutions architects. Also, if you are studying for the AWS Data Analytics - Specialty certification, then this lesson would act as a great introduction to the topic itself.

Prerequisites

As this is a beginner's lesson, all concepts will be explained throughout the lesson. Any knowledge of AWS data analytic services would be advantageous, but not essential.

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