• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Big Data requires a holistic approach and a change to regular working practices. This course covers the way teams work in Big Data organizations, some projects and use cases for Big Data, and challenges and opportunities that Big Data presents.

Learning Objectives

Big Data Teams

  • start the course
  • list the team members in a Big Data team, and describe their interrelationship
  • list the team members in a Big Data business team, and describe their interrelationship
  • list the team members in a Big Data analytics team, and describe their interrelationship
  • list the team members in a Big Data architects team, and describe their interrelationship
  • list the team members in a Big Data Hadoop operators team, and describe their interrelationship
  • describe the factors impacting Big Data teams

Big Data Projects

  • describe DIY supercomputing Big Data projects
  • describe the use of Hadoop in cloud computing
  • describe data warehousing for Big Data
  • identify the key factors in the costs of Big Data
  • assess relational database management systems in the context of Big Data
  • assess Big Data infrastructure projects

Big Data Use Cases

  • describe data mining
  • describe Big Data recommendation engines
  • describe common use cases for Big Data analytics
  • describe the global impact of Big Data

Opportunities and Challenges

  • describe the global increase in produced data volume
  • list the main companies involved in Big Data
  • identify Big Data business opportunities
  • describe the Big Data physical challenges to be overcome
  • describe the privacy and security challenges of Big Data
  • describe the required planning activities for Big Data
  • describe Big Data industry trends

Practice: Challenges and Opportunities of Big Data

  • describe and identify the challenges and opportunities presented by Big Data

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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