Section 1: Building Data Pipelines – Extract Transform, and Load
This section will introduce you to the basics of data engineering. In this section, you will learn what data engineering is and how it relates to other similar fields, such as data science. You will cover the basics of working with files and databases in Python and using Apache NiFi. Once you are comfortable with moving data, you will be introduced to the skills required to clean and transform data. The section culminates with the building of a data pipeline to extract 311 data from SeeClickFix, transform it, and load it into another database. Lastly, you will learn the basics of building dashboards with Kibana to visualize the data you have loaded into your database.
This section comprises the following chapters: