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Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Certified Big Data - Specialty

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28.9.2020 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated AWS Certified Big Data - Specialty course, you'll learn how to use cloud-based big data solutions, like Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Amazon Redshift and Amazon Kinesis, in just 4 days.

Use best practices to build big data environments for effective security by working with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift and Amazon Kinesis. On Firebrand’s accelerated course, you’ll also learn how to:

  • Incorporate AWS solutions inside of a big data ecosystem
  • Use visualisation software to show data and queries
  • Control in-memory analytics with Spark and Spark SQL
  • Manage ingesting, transferring and compressing data
  • Process data using Hadoop tools like Hive and Hue

If you’re responsible for designing and implementing big data solutions, or a Data Scientist/Data Analyst who needs to learn more about big data on AWS, this course is ideal for you.

This accelerated course provides training and knowledge equivalent to AWS’s Big Data on AWS course.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 4-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 76532 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

  • Module 1- Overview of Big Data
  • Module 2 - Big Data Ingestion and Transfer
  • Module 3 - Big Data Streaming and Amazon Kinesis
  • Module 4 - Big Data Storage Solutions
  • Module 5 - Big Data Processing and Analytics
  • Module 6 - Apache Hadoop and Amazon EMR
  • Module 7 - Using Amazon EMR
  • Module 8 - Hadoop Programming Frameworks
  • Module 9 - Web Interfaces on Amazon EMR
  • Module 10 - Apache Spark on Amazon EMR
  • Module 11 - Using AWS Glue to automate ETL Workloads
  • Module 12 - Amazon Redshift and Big Data
  • Module 13 - Securing Your Amazon Deployments
  • Module 14 - Managing Big Data Costs
  • Module 15 - Visualising and Orchestrating Big Data
  • Module 16 - Big Data Design Patterns

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • AWS Certified Big Data - Specialty
    • Number: BDS-C00
    • Format: Multiple choice and multiple response
    • Duration: 170 minutes
    • Domains
      • Domain 1: Collection (17%)
      • Domain 2: Storage (17%)
      • Domain 3: Processing (17%)
      • Domain 4: Analysis (17%)
      • Domain 5: Visualisation (12%)
      • Domain 6: Data Security (20%)

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

To achieve your AWS certification, you should have a minimum of two years' experience using AWS technology and be able to:

  • Independently define AWS architecture and services and understand how they integrate with each other
  • Define and architect AWS big data services and explain how they fit in the data lifecycle of collection, ingestion, storage, processing, and visualisation

You should also possess at least five years' experience in a data analytics field and understand:

  • How to control access to secure data
  • The frameworks that underpin large scale distributed systems like Hadoop/Spark and MPP data warehouses
  • The tools and design platforms that allow processing of data from multiple heterogeneous sources with difference frequencies (batch/real-time)
  • How to design a scalable and cost-effective architecture to process data

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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