Yes its worth to learn the Big Data Programming . R Programming language comes with 4000+ packages which can be used for various purposes and data analytics.
It helps to analyze data using statistics and come up with the nice visual graphs.
You can use all these features of R Programming to analyze data stored in Big Data environment.
You use R to analyze data from various data store, like Amazon Redshift or Google BigQuery. With the help of RHadoop package you can use R language to analyze data stored in Hadoop ecosystem using the power of Hadoop environment.
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