About this Program
Big data is hot — and so are data engineers, the professionals who have the knowledge and skills to tame it. Organizations have a growing need for specialists who know how to design and build platforms that can handle the gigantic amount of data available today.
In this three-course certificate program, we’ll explore distributed computing and the practical tools used to store and process data before it can be analyzed. You’ll work with typical data stacks and gain experience with the kinds of data flow situations commonly used to inform key business decisions. Complete this program and engineer your career in the world of big data technologies.
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Professionals with programming experience who work with large data sets.
Certificate in Big Data Technologies
Instructor David Patton of the Certificate in Big Data Technologies discusses the program and the high demand for professionals with these kinds of skills and knowledge.
What You'll Learn
- Essential concepts of big data engineering, including distributed data storage and processing for analytical and streaming applications
- The application of key data engineering tools and techniques
- How emerging technologies can be used to solve current data engineering challenges
Get Hands-on Experience
You’ll use industry-standard data tools such as Hadoop, Hive and Spark.