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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.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. 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
  6. You’ll learn 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
  7. You’ll be studying 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 76258 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

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.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76258 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"I would like to thank the instructors and Firebrand staff who have made my experience here great despite current Covid climates. This has been one of the best courses I have been on and I am grateful for the instructor to be teaching it. The course was very intense - make no mistake, it is not a course that you should just turn up to and assume you will pass - it requires effort, but the instructor helped and explained everything I was struggling with. I have no doubt I wouldnt have the passed the exam without the instructor's assistance and guidance. Another point here I would like to add, I know remote working is probably the future, but on-site learning cannot be beaten, it lets you stay focused and concentrate - key requirements for this course."
Martin Barrow. (11/5/2020 (Monday) to 17/5/2020 (Sunday))

"Intensive deep knowledge training by a very positive and motivated trainer. The instructor really helped me get my head around AWS, and define solid basements for the certification. Outstanding flexibility & creativity facing the audiance as he needed to face strong network/security guys of the same company, with weak system/db background."
B.B., Orange Cyber Defense. (13/7/2020 (Monday) to 16/7/2020 (Thursday))

"2nd experience with Firebrand, and with no doubts these are one of the highest quality trainings I ever attended. "
V.P., Orange Cyberdefense Belgium. (13/7/2020 (Monday) to 16/7/2020 (Thursday))

"I enjoyed the advanced course in a virtual class room, and learnt a lot from the instructor, not just for the exam, but for real life applications too. Im sure the in-person training would be even better"
Y.G.. (5/6/2020 (Friday) to 7/6/2020 (Sunday))

"The training material was made available in time before the training. The trainer was very experienced and had a comprehensive overview of AWS. The course always started on time, intermediate questions were answered and the learning contents were conveyed in a comprehensible way! Great!"
Lars Sextro. (1/6/2020 (Monday) to 7/6/2020 (Sunday))

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