Big Data on AWS


Duration: 3 Days

Big Data on AWS introduces you to cloud-based big data solutions and Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), the AWS big data platform. In this course, we show you how to use Amazon EMR to process data using the broad ecosystem of Hadoop tools like Pig and Hive. We also teach you how to create big data environments, work with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Quicksight, and Amazon Kinesis, and leverage best practices to design big data environments for security and cost-effectiveness.


  • Basic familiarity with big data technologies, including Apache Hadoop and HDFS
  • Knowledge of big data technologies such as Pig, Hive, and MapReduce is helpful but not required
  • Working knowledge of core AWS services and public cloud implementation
  • Students should complete the AWS Essentials course or have equivalent experience
  • Basic understanding of data warehousing, relational database systems, and database design

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Day 1
• Overview of Big Data, Apache Hadoop, and the Benefits of Amazon EMR
• Amazon EMR Architecture
• Using Amazon EMR
• Launching and Using an Amazon EMR Cluster
• Hadoop Programming Frameworks

Day 2
• Using Hive for Advertising Analytics
• Using Streaming for Life Sciences Analytics
• Overview: Spark and Shark for In-Memory Analytics
• Using Spark and Shark for In-Memory Analytics
• Managing Amazon EMR Costs
• Overview of Amazon EMR Security
• Data Ingestion, Transfer, and Compression
• Using Amazon Kinesis for Real-Time Big Data Processing

Day 3
• Using Amazon Kinesis and Amazon EMR to Stream and Process Big Data
• AWS Data Storage Options
• Using DynamoDB with Amazon EMR
• Overview: Amazon Redshift and Big Data
• Using Amazon Redshift for Big Data
• Visualizing and Orchestrating Big Data
• Using Tableau Desktop or Jaspersoft BI to Visualize Big Data