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2020 Update

Learning Objectives

Once you become CCC Big Data Foundation-certified, you will be able to:

  • Explain Big Data, its origin, and its characteristics
  • Discuss the tools applicable to Big Data processing
  • Explain data mining
  • Discuss the popular Big Data technologies – Hadoop and MongoDB
  • Discuss the Big Data projects and the main players involved
  • Identify and obtain relevant datasets when looking at a business problem
  • Install and manage Big Data processing environments based on Hadoop or MongoDB at a departmental level

Course Details

Pre-requisites

Possessing intermediate to advanced programming, system administration, or relational database skills is recommended but not required for the completion of the certification.

Topics covered in the course

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Big Data Fundamentals
  3. Big Data Sources
  4. Data Mining – Concepts and Tools
  5. Big Data Technologies – Hadoop
  6. Big Data Technologies – MongoDB

Content of the course

The industry-recognized CCC Big Data Foundation gives learners the opportunity to practice the installation of Hadoop and MongoDB through hands-on lab exercises. The exercises expose you to real-life Big Data technologies with the purpose of obtaining results from real datasets. This practical knowledge is sure to help you jump start your Big Data journey.

Course audience

The following departments benefit from CCC Big Data Foundation-certified professionals:

  • Administrative/Management
  • Customer Service
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Operations
  • Research & Development
  • Other

CCC Big Data Foundation jobs include:

  • Accounting Managers
  • Application Developers
  • Business Analysts
  • CXO’s, Board Members, & Business Operation Heads 
  • R&D Department Managers
  • Finance Specialists
  • IT Architects
  • Marketing Experts
  • Software Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Technology Enthusiasts
  • Technical Recruiters
  • Technical Support Specialists

What will you learn

Once you become CCC Big Data Foundation-certified, you will be able to:

  • Explain Big Data, its origin, and its characteristics
  • Discuss the tools applicable to Big Data processing
  • Explain data mining
  • Discuss the popular Big Data technologies – Hadoop and MongoDB
  • Discuss the Big Data projects and the main players involved
  • Identify and obtain relevant datasets when looking at a business problem
  • Install and manage Big Data processing environments based on Hadoop or MongoDB at a departmental level

Please note that if an exam voucher is included, you are able to schedule your exam for up to twelve months.

Course certificate & duration

Certificate: Big Data Foundation

Duration in hours: 24

Domain: Big Data

Delivery Method: 

  • Self-Study e-book

Accreditation: Cloud Credential Council

Exam details

Delivery: Online

Format: Closed Book

Proctoring: Web proctored

Duration: 60 minutes (15 minutes additional for non-native English Speakers)

No. of Questions: 40 simple multiple choice

Pass Grade: 65%

Scheduling your exam

Generally, your training partner will book the certification exam for you. If you have chosen an online self-study certification option you will be able to use the voucher provided with the training material.

Preparing using a mock exam

Certification courses include a mock exam. You can download the mock exam from your dashboard. Free self-study ebooks do not include an exam.

Accessing your certificate

All certificates and badges are issues through Accredible. You will receive an email with your download link in the days following your exam.

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