How do I learn about big data?

Answer by Nir Goldstein:

Here are the most required skills for a big data developer position from analyzing thousands of job posts (I also included some free resources I found for each skill):
1. Big Data

2. Hadoop

3. Java

4. Hive

5. MapReduce

6. SQL

7. NoSQL

8. Python

A great way to acquire new skills and to grow your professional network is to attend meetups: Big Data Meetups

You can learn more about the required skills to become a data scientist and get relevant resources here.

How do I learn about big data?