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Introduction to 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.


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Introduction to Big Data and Applications

  • Understanding Distributed Computing, - how it helps & hurts
  • Data generation
  • Structured data
  • Unstructured data
  • Data Models
  • Understanding schema of data sets
  • Querying relational databases
  • ​History of Hadoop
  • Big Data project development life cycle
  • ​Understanding job market
  • Understanding job role of a data engineer



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.


Familiarity with any programming language - data types, control flow statements, OOPs.

Upon completing this course, you will receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT.

Introduction to Big Data and Applications certification.


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Montreal College offers a new session every four months, i.e., in October (fall session), February (winter session) and June (summer session). Students are encouraged to register at least 2 to 16 weeks in advance. Please note that many programs fill up before the registration deadline.