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Big Data Developer - Explorer Award for Professionals 2016

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to use Big Data concepts and platforms to efficiently collect and analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM BigInsights.  This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Hadoop, Map Reduce, HBase, Big SQL, & BigSheets, in order to capture, process and analyze structured & unstructured data.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Data Management Overview: Covering Date overview, Industry Applications, Case Studies; Understanding Big Data.
  • Completion of Module II - Big Data Foundations: Covering Hadoop Architecture and Administration; Big Data Platform and data governance.
  • Completion of Module III - Big Data Developer: Covering Big Data Architecture; Storing and processing data with Hadoop; Creating data using HDFS and GPFS; Data distribution and storage with MapReduce; Hadroop Query Language (Pig, Hive, Jaql); Distributed storage system with Hbase and NoSQL; Queries using BigSQL; BigSheets analytics tools; Analyze structured and unstructured data with text analytics; Application Development Lifecycle.
  • Passing the Big Data Developer academic practice test.
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