Big Data on AWS

In this course, you’ll learn about cloud-based big data solutions like Amazon EMR, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis, and the rest of the AWS big data platform. Learn to use Amazon EMR to process data using the broad ecosystem of Hadoop tools like Hive and Hue, create big data environments, work with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon QuickSight, Amazon Athena and Amazon Kinesis, and design big data environments for security and cost-effectiveness.

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Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach you how to:

  • Use Apache Hadoop with Amazon EMR
  • Launch and configure an Amazon EMR cluster
  • Use common programming frameworks for Amazon EMR, including Hive, Pig, and Streaming
  • Use Hue to improve the ease-of-use of Amazon EMR
  • Use in-memory analytics with Spark on Amazon EMR
  • Understand how services like AWS Glue, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Athena, and Amazon QuickSight can be used with big data workloads


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Module 1: Overview of Big Data
  • What is big data
  • The big data pipeline
  • Big data architectural principals
  • 2 - Module 2: Big Data ingestion and transfer
  • Overview: Data ingestion
  • Transferring data
  • 3 - Module 3: Big data streaming and Amazon Kinesis
  • Stream processing of big data
  • Amazon Kinesis
  • Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose
  • Amazon Kinesis Video Streams
  • Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
  • Hands-on lab 1: Streaming and Processing Apache Server Logs Using Amazon Kinesis
  • 4 - Module 4: Big data storage solutions
  • AWS data storage options
  • Storage solutions concepts
  • Factors in choosing a data store
  • 5 - Module 5: Big data processing and analytics
  • Big data processing and analytics
  • Amazon Athena
  • Hands-on lab 2: Using Amazon Athena to Analyze Log Data
  • 6 - Module 6: Apache Hadoop and Amazon EMR
  • Introduction to Amazon EMR and Apache Hadoop
  • Best practices for ingesting data
  • Amazon EMR
  • Amazon EMR architecture
  • Hands-on lab 3: Storing and Querying Data on Amazon DynamoDB
  • 7 - Module 7: Using Amazon EMR
  • Developing and running your application
  • Launching your cluster
  • Handling output from your completed jobs
  • 8 - Module 8: Hadoop programming frameworks
  • Hadoop frameworks
  • Other frameworks for use on Amazon EMR
  • Hands-on lab 4: Processing Server Logs with Hive on Amazon EMR
  • 9 - Module 9: Web interfaces on Amazon EMR
  • Hue on Amazon EMR
  • Monitoring your cluster
  • Hands-on lab 5: Running Pig Scripts in Hue on Amazon EMR
  • 10 - Module 10: Apache Spark on Amazon EMR
  • Apache Spark
  • Using Spark
  • Hands-on lab 6: Processing NY Taxi Data Using Apache Spark
  • 11 - Module 11: Using AWS Glue to automate ETL workloads
  • What is AWS Glue?
  • AWS Glue: Job orchestration
  • 12 - Module 12: Amazon Redshift and big data
  • Data warehouses vs. traditional databases
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Redshift architecture
  • 13 - Module 13: Securing your Amazon deployments
  • Securing your Amazon deployments
  • Amazon EMR security overview
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) overview
  • Securing data
  • Amazon Kinesis security overview
  • Amazon DynamoDB security overview
  • Amazon Redshift security overview
  • 14 - Module 14: Managing big data costs
  • Total cost considerations for Amazon EMR
  • Amazon EC2 pricing models
  • Amazon Kinesis pricing models
  • Cost considerations for Amazon DynamoDB
  • Cost considerations and pricing models for Amazon Redshift
  • Optimizing cost with AWS
  • 15 - Module 15: Visualizing and orchestrating big data
  • Visualizing big data
  • Amazon QuickSight
  • Orchestrating a big data workflow
  • Hands-on lab 7: Using TIBCO Spotfire to visualize data
  • 16 - Module 16: Big data design patterns
  • Common architectures
  • 17 - Module 17: Course wrap-up
  • What’s next?
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for:

    Individuals responsible for designing and implementing big data solutions, namely Solutions Architects and SysOps Administrators.

    Data Scientists and Data Analysts interested in learning about big data solutions on AWS.

    Other Prerequisites

    We recommend that attendees of this course have:

    Basic familiarity with big data technologies, including Apache Hadoop, HDFS, and SQL/NoSQL querying

    Completed Data Analytics Fundamentals free digital training or equivalent experience

    Working knowledge of core AWS services and public cloud implementation

    Completed the AWS Technical Essentials classroom training or have equivalent experience

    Basic understanding of data warehousing, relational database systems, and database design

    Big Data on AWS

    Course Length : 3 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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