Gather your data with the strength and confidence of a snowplow
Snowplow is a data analytics platform built for the demands of today.
There are a lot of options out there for data gathering, validation, and storage. Snowplow is an elegant solution that helps you to take care of all these data needs, whether your site or application is small or large.
This book is designed to get you up and running with the Snowplow way of thinking and to give a glimpse of the benefits that Snowplow offers. The book is written with few assumptions about your level of experience. Whether you're an experienced analyst or are just getting started with data science and are looking to get your feet wet, Discover Snowplow is for you. All you need to bring to the table is a thirst for data and an appreciation for front-end and back-end aspects of websites and applications.
If you're like me, you're probably tired of hearing about yet another “platform” for big data. With Discover Snowplow I hope to convince you that Snowplow is an elegant, appealing, and coherent approach to dealing with data collection and processing that offers a wealth of further opportunities. Discover Snowplow will help clear a path in your mind about the opportunities made possible by Snowplow so you can get on with your awesome data-driven work.
Table of Contents:
2. First steps: Getting started with Amazon Web Services
5. Model your site for Snowplow
9. Where to go from here