This is a foundation level course designed to provide you with an understanding of Big Data, the potential sources of Big Data that can be used for solving real business problems and also provide an overview of Data Mining and the tools used in it. This is a fundamental course with practical exercises designed to provide you with some degree of hands-on experience in using two of the most popular technologies in Big Data processing - Hadoop and MongoDB. You will get the opportunity to practice installing these two technologies through our Work-Labs. The course exposes you to real-life Big Data technologies with the purpose of obtaining results from real datasets from Twitter. After completing the course, you will be equipped not only with fundamental Big Data knowledge, but will also be introduced to a working development environment containing Hadoop and MongoDB, installed by yourself. This practical knowledge can be used as a starting point in the organizational Big Data journey.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is best suited to Information Technology professionals who possess intermediate to advanced programming, system administration or relational database skills and are looking to move into the area of Big Data. These include:Software EngineersApplication DevelopersIT architectsSystem administratorsThe course can also be of benefit to other professionals, e.g. business, research, etc., who possess strong Information Technology skills and have a deep interest in Big Data analytics and the benefits it can bring to an organization.