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Big Data and Applications

With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being produced by humans every day, 95% of businesses citing the need to manage unstructured data as a problem for their business and 97.2% of organizations investing in big data & AI, there’s a necessity to understand what big data and its applications along with related tools. This course is aimed at enabling you to understand what big data is beginning form its 4Vs and learn distributed computing, Hadoop ecosystem, structured & unstructured data. Also, you shall learn to how big data landscape is changing and impacting your business with real-world use cases. Even more, you get to implement abstract data pipelines to execute ETL process on sample dataset after designing schema, ER diagrams to understand the development life cycle.

  • 9 February 2024
  • 36 hours
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  • Introduction to Big Data and Applications

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Introduction to Big Data and Applications

This modules provides an overview of the big data, understanding Big data ecosystem, setting up the environment like cloudera vm setup, GCP Cluster Fixes and Cluster Setup on Google Cloud.

This module explores the concepts of 4V's ​Volume, Variety, Velocity and Veracity and concepts lo HDFS and Hadoop commands and overview of the Yarn ecosystem.

This module provides Sqoop introduction, Managing Target Directories, Working with Parquet file format, Working with Avro File Format, Working with Different Compressions, Conditional Imports, Split-by and Boundary Queries, Field delimeters, Incremental Appends, Sqoop-Hive Cluster Fix, Sqoop Hive Import and Sqoop List Tables/Database

This module explores Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), HDFS Architecture and Components and Case Study Analyzing Uber Datasets using Hadoop Framework

This module provides a knowledge about Distributed Processing MapReduce Framework, Distributed Processing in MapReduce, Case Study Flipkart Dodged WannaCry, Ransomwar, MapReduce Terminologies, Map Execution Phases, MapReduce Jobs, Building a MapReduce Program and finally Creating a New Project

This module presents the idea of Hive SQL Over Hadoop Map reduce, Hive Case study, Hive Architecture, Hive Meta Store, Hive DDL and DML, Hive Data types, File Format Types, Hive Data Serialization, Hive Optimization Partitioning Bucketing Skewing, Hive Analytics UDF and UDAF, Assisted Practice Working with Hive Quer Editor and conepts of Apache Pig and Components of Pig.

This module explains the topics of NoSQL, HBase Overview, HBase Architecture, HBase Data Model, Connecting to HBase and Assisted Practice Data Upload from HDFS to HBase

This model presents the concepts of data ingestion into Big data using an ETL, Data Ingestion Overview, Apache Kafka, Kafka Data Model, Apache Kafka Architecture, Apache Flume, Apache Flume Model and Components in Flume’s Architecture.

This model presents the python concepts like Modes of Python, Applications of Python, Variables in Python, Operators in Python, Control Statements in Python, Loop Statements in Python, List Operations, Swap Two Strings , Merge Two Dictionaries, Python Functions, Object-Oriented Programming in Python, Access Modifiers, Object - Oriented Programming Concepts and Modules in Python.

This module covers the topics like types of Big data, Challenges is in Traditional Data Solution, Data Processing in Big Data, Distributed Computing and Its Challenges, MapReduce, Apache Storm and Its Limitations and General Purpose Solution Apache Spark.

This module explains the Spark Components, Spark Architecture, Spark Cluster in Real World, Intoduction to PySpark Shell, Submitting PySpark Job, Spark Web UI and  Deployment of PySpark Job.

This module covers Spark SQL Spark SQL Architecture, Spark - Context, User - defined Functions, User - defined Aggregate, Functions, Apache Spark DataFrames, Spark DataFrames – Catalyst Optimizer, Interoperating with RDDs, PySpark DataFrames, Spark - Hive Integration, Create DataFrame Using PySpark to Process Records and UDF with DataFrame.

This module presents Traditional Computing Methods and Its Drawbacks, Spark Streaming Introduction, Real Time Processing of Big Data, Data Processing Architectures, Spark Streaming, Introduction to DStreams, Checkpointing, State Operations, Windowing Operation, Spark Streaming Source and Apache Spark Streaming

This module provides the knowledge of the Spark Structured Streaming, Batch vs Streaming, Structured Streaming Architecture, Use Case Banking, Transactions, Structured Streaming APIs, Usecase Spark Structured Streaming and Working with Spark Strutured Application.

This module presents the idea about the Graphs, Use Cases of GraphX, Spark GraphX, GraphX Operators, Graph Parallel System, Algorithms in Spark, Pregel API and Graph Frames



Career starters : For those people who are either entering the job market or are interested in making a shift into Big Data Analyst roles. The Big Data Introduction certification program can help you understand the scope and width of Big Data applications.
Programming professionals with a grip in any mainstream languages seeking to understand more about, customizing & managing integration tools, databases warehouses & integration tools.
Academic achievers just fresh out of universities seeking to advance their knowledge about Big Data implications for businesses and career situations and supplement their credentials further.
Those who are interested in designing and implementing relational databases for storage and processing in the future.

Eligibility and Requirements

Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma. 



Knowledge of programming language and idea about the networking concepts is required.

Big Data and Applications Certification.


Upon completing this cerification course you will:

  • Receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT.
  • Be prepared for the official Big Data and Applications certification.


— F.A.Q —

Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
All of our exceptionally skilled instructors have a decent experience of training and industry experience and are AW certified in the respective field. Each of them through a rigorous selection procedure that included profile screening, technical examination, and a training demo. 
Yes, there are vouchers to take the official exam.
Upon completion of the certification course classes you will be provided with an MCIT certificate.