Big data on AWS – Specialty

Big data on AWS – Specialty Training and Certification

Course Introduction:

AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty training course is intended for individuals who perform complex Big Data investigations with at least 2 years of experience using AWS technology. During Big data on AWS training the participants will learn how to use Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce) to process data using the broad ecosystem of Apache Hadoop tools like Hive and Hue. 

Course Duration:
3 days

What will you learn from AWS certified Big Data training:

  • Apache Hadoop in the context of Amazon EMR
  • The architecture of an Amazon EMR cluster
  • Launch an Amazon EMR cluster using an appropriate Amazon Machine Image and Amazon EC2 instance types
  • Appropriate AWS data storage options for use with Amazon EMR
  • Ingesting, transferring, and compressing data for use with Amazon EMR
  • Use common programming frameworks available for Amazon EMR including Hive, Pig, and Streaming
  • Work with Amazon Redshift to implement a big data solution
  • Leverage big data visualization software
  • Appropriate security options for Amazon EMR and your data
  • Perform in-memory data analysis with Spark and Shark on Amazon EMR
  • Options to manage your Amazon EMR environment cost-effectively
  • Benefits of using Amazon Kinesis for big data


  • Knowledge of Big data technologies such as Pig, Hive etc
  • Should have complete AWS Essentials
  • AWS cloud practitioner

Who should opt for AWS certified Big data certification:

  • Data scientists and data analysts interested in learning about big data solutions on AWS
  • Big data analysts

Content covered:

  • Overview of Big Data
  • Data Ingestion, Transfer, and Compression
  • AWS Data Storage Options
  • Using DynamoDB with Amazon EMR
  • Using Kinesis for Near Real-Time Big Data Processing
  • Introduction to Apache Hadoop and Amazon EMR
  • Using Amazon Elastic MapReduce
  • The Hadoop Ecosystem
  • Using Hive for Advertising Analytics
  • Using Streaming for Life Sciences Analytics
  • Using Hue with Amazon EMR
  • Running Pig Scripts with Hue on Amazon EMR
  • Spark on Amazon EMR
  • Running Spark and Spark SQL Interactively on Amazon EMR
  • Using Spark and Spark SQL for In-Memory Analytics
  • Managing Amazon EMR Costs
  • Securing your Amazon EMR Deployments
  • Data Warehouses and Columnar Datastores
  • Introduction to Amazon Redshift
  • Optimizing Your Amazon Redshift Environment
  • The Big Data Ecosystem on AWS
  • Visualizing and Orchestrating Big Data
  • Using Tibco Spotfire to Visualize Big Data