Big Data on AWS

An introduction to cloud-based big data solutions on the AWS big data platform.




3 Days


Instructor-led with hands-on labs


$2,550 + GST

Big Data on AWS gives you an overview of cloud-based big data solutions. Programs like Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis and the rest of the AWS big data platform are all covered.

Discover how to use Amazon EMR to process data using the broad ecosystem of Hadoop tools like Hive and Hue.

You’ll also learn to design and create big data environments that are secure and cost effective.

This course is delivered by a certified AWS trainer. Instructor led training has been shown to deliver the best learning outcomes.

What you’ll learn

  • How to fit AWS solutions inside of a big data ecosystem
  • How to leverage Apache Hadoop in the context of Amazon EMR
  • How to identify the components of an Amazon EMR cluster
  • How to launch and configure an Amazon EMR cluster
  • How to leverage common programming frameworks available for Amazon EMR including Hive, Pig, and Streaming
  • How to leverage Hue to improve the ease-of-use of Amazon EMR
  • How to use in-memory analytics with Spark on Amazon EMR
  • How to choose appropriate AWS data storage options
  • How to identify the benefits of using Amazon Kinesis for near real-time big data processing
  • How to leverage Amazon Redshift to efficiently store and analyse data
  • How to comprehend and manage costs and security for a big data solution
  • How to secure a big data solution
  • How to identify options for ingesting, transferring, and compressing data
  • How to leverage Amazon Athena for ad-hoc query analytics
  • How to use visualisation software to depict data and queries using Amazon QuickSight
  • How to orchestrate big data workflows using AWS Data Pipeline

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Who should attend

  • Individuals responsible for designing and implementing big data solutions, namely Solutions Architects
  • Data Scientists and Data Analysts interested in learning about the services and architecture patterns behind big data solutions on AWS

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