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Why this certification?

If you are looking to build a career in Big Data, or add Big Data expertise to your resume, the Jigsaw Wiley certification course is the ideal course for you. It has been designed by experts from all over the world to provide a comprehensive review of the most widely used Big Data tools and technologies, along with how they are applied to solve business problems using analytical techniques. This course is a unique blend of concepts and practical application via multiple business case studies.

This certificate is recognised around the globe.
In just 16 weeks become Hadoop and R Specialist.
Hadoop Certification by Jigsaw

Become a Big Data Analytics Specialist!

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Who should do this course?

This course is designed for –
  • Analytics professionals looking to learn big data skills
  • IT Professionals interested in Big Data Technologies
  • Database professionals planning to enter the analytics industry
  • MBA Students/Recent engineering graduates pursuing a career in Big Data or Data Science

Course details

  • Course duration: 16 weeks
  • Work load: 10-15 hours per week
  • Batch start dates: January 18, 2015 | February 15, 2015
What will you get at the end of the course?
  • Certification as a Big Data Specialist upon meeting all requirements
  • Knowledge of Hadoop Distributed System
  • Landscape of Big Data Technologies
  • Analyzing Big Data using Hive, Pig and Impala
  • Implement MapReduce Programs using R
  • Build Tableau Reports and Visualizations on
  • Hands-on exposure to industry relevant tools

Pre-requisites for the course

  • Knowledge of Java or OOPS programming languages is preferable not mandatory
  • Prior knowledge of SQL is beneficial
  • Ability to work with Unix/Linux Platforms
  • Introductory Statistics – Mean Std Dev Summary Statistics

Don't meet the pre-requisites for the course? You can learn the basics for free when you join the course. You will get access to videos on:

  • Introductory Java Programming
  • Descriptive Statistics

What knowledge will you gain?

Topics covered in the 5 modules of the Big Data Training using Hadoop course are as follows:

Beginner’s Course
Online Business Performance
  • What is Big Data?
  • Why Hadoop?
  • Hadoop and Map Reduce Overview
  • Hadoop Ecosystem
  • Cloudera Distributions
Beginner’s Course
Performing Analytics on                 Hadoop
  • R Overview
  • R Streaming on Hadoop
  • Introduction to RHadoop
  • MapReduce Programming in R
  • Tableau for Hadoop
Beginner’s Course
Hadoop Data Management
  • Hadoop Installation
  • Introduction to HDFS
  • Introduction to HBASE
  • Hive Data Management
  • Sqoop and Flume Overview
Beginner’s Course
Big Data Case Studies
  • Handling Unstructured Data
  • End-to-End Analytics using Hadoop
  • Case Studies with RHadoop
  • Visualizations with Tableau
Beginner’s Course
Processing Complex Data using     Hadoop
  • Hadoop Streaming
  • Data Analysis using Pig
  • Data processing using Impala
  • Text Processing using Hive

Case Studies you will be working on, as part of the course

Beginner’s Course
Text Analytics using Twitter       Data

Analysis of over 1 million tweets and 15 columns of information. This case study will use Flume component of Hadoop to collect almost a gigabyte of twitter data.

Beginner’s Course
Clickstream Analytics using       Web Data

Clickstream data is an information trail a user leaves behind while visiting a website. These data files contain information around URL, timestamp, IP address, data and a unique user ID over a range of 5 Million rows.

Beginner’s Course
Financial Analysis on Stock      Data

New York Stock Exchange data containing over 5 Million rows and 10 columns for about 2500 firms.

Beginner’s Course
Flight Delay Optimization         using Airline Data

Analysis of Airlines data with over 123 Million rows (observations) and 29 columns containing variables of different data types including factors with lots of levels.

Beginner’s Course
Processing Email Data on         Hadoop

The email corpus contains data of about 150 users and a total of about 500,000 messages.

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What do you get when you enrol for this course?

Beginner’s Course
Live Classes

Live classes are conducted by analytics experts in Jigsaw Academy's virtual classroom. The live classes are full interactive and participants can ask questions and get doubts clarified.

The Big Data Course comes with 16 live sessions of 2 hours each.

Beginner’s Course
Video based training

Participants will get access to about 25 hours of pre-recorded video lectures & 25 hours of pre-recorded classroom training. The videos can be viewed at any time and as many times as the participant wants.

Participants will have access to the video lectures for a period of 6 months.

Beginner’s Course
Learning Center

Participants have access to a variety of supplemental resources - Reference materials, guides, white papers etc via the Learning Centre.

You will have full access to all materials for 6 months.

Beginner’s Course
Student Forums

Participants will have access to student forums where they can ask any questions related to big data and analytics. Student forums will help you connect with the Jigsaw analytics community.

Beginner’s Course
Offline Faculty Support

Participants also get access to faculty via email, phone or Skype for help with the course as required, in additional to the scheduled Q&A sessions.

You will have access to faculty for 6 months.

Beginner’s Course
Virtual Lab

Participants are given access to Jigsaw Academy's virtual lab-a unique cloud-based solution to providing the lab experience. You will be able to work on real life business datasets.

You will have access to the lab for a period of 6 months.

Beginner’s Course
Q&A Sessions

As a part of the course, participants also have live Q&A sessions on a fixed schedule with the faculty for the course. These question and answer sessions can be used for help with assignments, concepts covered, and any other content related questions. 

All these sessions are also recorded, and participants get access to recordings to review material or to make up for any missed Q&A sessions.

This Big Data with R and Hadoop course comes with 2 hours of Q&A every month, with live sessions of 2 hours each with course faculty.

Beginner’s Course
Career Assistance

Participants get one on one support for resume preparation. We will also identify and notify you of various analytics opportunities in various organizations we work with.

Beginner’s Course

Students that successfully complete all the requirements of the course (assignments, and a final certification exam) will be awarded a globally recognized Big Data Specialist certificate from Wiley and Jigsaw.

Get your questions answered (FAQs)

What is the duration of the course?

The duration of the live instructor led course is 16 weeks. You will have 6 months to complete the course.

Will I get a chance to work on huge datasets?
You will work on multiple case studies as part of the course. The case studies will involve hands-on work on huge datasets.
What are the pre-requisites for the course?
  • Basic experience with R is highly recommended
  • Knowledge of Java or OOPS programming languages is preferable not mandatory
  • Prior knowledge of SQL is beneficial
  • Ability to work with Unix/Linux Platforms
  • Introductory Statistics - Mean Std Dev Summary Statistics
How long will l have access?
You will have access to all class videos and recordings for a period of 6 months. You can view them as many times as you like in that time.

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Do you provide placement assistance?
Yes, we provide placement assistance to our students as well. Learn about Jigsaw's placement support here.
Who provides the certification?
Certification globally is provided jointly by Wiley and Jigsaw Academy.
What is the refund policy?
We like to keep our students happy, so we have a 15-day no questions asked refund policy.
What are core benefits?
After completing this course you would acquire expertise with Hadoop and technologies used with Hadoop, and R.You will get hands-on experience with setting up and processing Big Data using a Hadoop cluster, and performing analytics with R through practice assignments with real life business datasets.
Who should take this course?
If you are an IT or database professional looking to build expertise in Big Data Technologies, or an Analytics professional that wants to broaden skills to include Big Data Analytics, or a recent engineering graduate or MBA aiming to build a career in Big Data and Analytics, this is the course for you!

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The Jigsaw Advantage!

  • Globally recognized certificate
  • Content designed by industry experts
  • Hands on sessions via Jigsaw’s virtual labs
  • Online learning for maximum convenience
  • Access to faculty via phone, email and chat
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