Logical Operations Big Data Essentials Bootcamp - Only 3 Days

Six reasons why you should sit your Big Data Essentials course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Big Data Essentials trained in just 3 days.
  2. Our Big Data Essentials course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more Big Data Essentials. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  4. You’ll learn Big Data Essentials faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  5. You’ll be studying Big Data Essentials with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 66,105 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  6. You'll do more than study Big Data Essentials courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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On this accelerated 3-day Big Data Essentials course, you'll learn the fundamentals of architecting and running Big Data systems.

You'll get the full hands-on experience with our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, which will immerse you in the curriculum, helping you gain an in-depth understanding of how to use best practices, tools and techniques essential in building modern-day Big Data applications.

Your expert instructors will take you through various applications such as Hadoop, NoSQL and Spark.

You'll learn to:

  • Master the best practices of Hadoop programming in Pig, Hive, and Java.
  • Enhance Big Data solutions for real-time data access with the help of NoSQL technologies, such as HBase and Cassandra.
  • Understand the difference of NoSQL data modeling in contrast to SQL data modeling.
  • Utilise Spark for interactive data analytics with Scala or SQL.
  • Implement near-real-time analytical processing with Spark Streaming.

You'll also have 24/7 lab access, which means you can test your skills in building successful Big Data systems whenever you want.

If you're a developer, architect or technical manager looking to implement and architect Big Data systems, this course is ideal for you.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Lesson 1: Big Data Overview

  • Big Data
  • Big Data Use Cases
  • Designing a Big Data System
  • Technologies: Hadoop
  • Technologies: NoSQL
  • Analytics
  • Putting It All Together

Lesson 2: Hadoop Introduction

  • Introduction to Hadoop
  • The Future of Hadoop

Lesson 3: HDFS and MapReduce Primer

  • HDFS
  • MapReduce
  • YARN
  • Future of Hadoop Processing Engines

Lesson 4: Hive

  • Hadoopy, Hive, and SQL
  • Hive Design and Architecture
  • HiveQL
  • First Look at Hive
  • Hive Partitions
  • Hive Joins
  • Hive UDFs
  • Text Analytics with Hive

Lesson 5: Hive 2

  • Data Access
  • Feature Generation
  • Filter/Search/Transpose
  • Binning and Smoothing
  • Tez

Lesson 6: Pig

  • Understand Apache Pig
  • Pig Concepts/History
  • Pig by Example
  • Pig as an ETL Pipeline

Lesson 7: Hadoop Cluster Planning

  • Planning Hadoop Hardware
  • Planning Software Install

Lesson 8: Hadoop Install and Configure

  • Different Installation Configurations in Hadoop
  • Install Hadoop
  • Configure Hadoop Cluster
  • Common Configuration Properties
  • Making Installation and Configuration Easier
  • Hadoop Advanced Configuration

Lesson 9: Hadoop Data Ingest

  • Flume
  • Sqoop
  • REST
  • Import Best Practices

Lesson 10: NoSQL Intro

  • RDBMS and NoSQL
  • ACID in NoSQL
  • CAP Theorem
  • NoSQL Stores
  • Columnar Storage

Lesson 11: Cassandra Intro

  • Introduction & Architecture
  • Cassandra Use Cases
  • Data Organization
  • First Look at Cassandra
  • Replication & Consistency

Lesson 12: Cassandra Data Modeling 1

  • Keyspaces and Tables
  • CQL Queries
  • Indexing

Lesson 13: Cassandra Data Modeling 2

  • Collections
  • Composite Keys
  • Time Series Data
  • Counters
  • Lightweight Transactions

Lesson 14: Cassandra Data Modeling Labs

  • MyFlix (Netflix)
  • YouTube
  • Online Shopping (Amazon)
  • User Activity (Facebook)

Lesson 15: Scala Primer

  • Introduction
  • Collections
  • Functions/Methods
  • Class/Object/Trait

Lesson 16: Introduction to Spark

  • Introduction
  • Spark vs. Hadoop
  • A First Look at Spark

Lesson 17: Spark Data Model 1

  • Data Model Overview
  • RDD Concepts
  • Spark Workflow
  • Working with RDDs
  • Key-Value Pairs
  • Caching

Lesson 18: Spark Data Model 2

  • DataFrames
  • Working with DataFrames
  • Spark SQL
  • DataSet
  • Spark and Hive
  • Data Formats

Lesson 19: Spark API/Applications

  • Core API
  • Building and Running Applications
  • Application Lifecycle
  • Logging & Debugging

Lesson 20: Machine Learning Primer

  • Machine Learning Concepts
  • Machine Learning Vocabulary
  • Text Mining
  • Recommendations

Lesson 21: Spark Streaming

  • Streaming
  • Spark Streaming Overview
  • Architecture
  • Programming
  • Structured Streaming
  • Transformations
  • Apache Kafka

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On this course you'll receive official Big Data Essentials courseware.

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on (02) 8006 1061.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, (ISC)2, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending this course, you should be familiar with at least one programming language and be comfortable working with a command-line interface.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on (02) 8006 1061 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

Interested? See prices or call (02) 8006 1061