Microsoft Professional Program in Big Data
Date: On request
Category: Data Collection & Analytics
With data being captured and analyzed at ever increasing rates, demand for the professionals who can build big data solutions is high. Start with the fundamentals, master the most frequently used tools, and finally prove you have the skills to do the job in these courses from Microsoft, which feature industry and academic experts in big data.
Built in collaboration with leading universities and employers, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data will help you learn the skills you need to build big data solutions using Azure managed services and open source systems like Hadoop and Spark.
You'll Learn To
- Analyze and Visualize Data
- Work with NoSQL Data
- Query Relational Data
- Implement a Data Warehouse
- Process Big Data at Rest
- Process Big Data in Motion
- Orchestrate Big Data Workflows
- Build Big Data Analysis Solutions
How It Works
Made up of three units and a final capstone project, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data provides a comprehensive curriculum, featuring courses that teach the skills necessary for a career in big data. Learners can choose from different courses within each unit of study.
Big Data Professional Program - Unit Overview
Unit 1 – Data Fundamentals
Learn data science basics. Explore topics like data queries, data analysis, data visualization and how statistics informs data science practices. Please choose from Course 2a or Course 2b to complete the unit.
Course 1: Microsoft Professional Program : Introduction to Big Data
Course 2a: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel
Course 2b: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
Course 3: Introduction to NoSQL Data Solutions
Course 4: Querying Data with Transact-SQL
Unit 2 – Big Data Processing
In this unit, you will learn how to use Azure services and open source technologies to implement batch processing and real-time processing of big data. Please choose a path focused on Azure or Hadoop in Azure HDInsight and take Course 6a and 7a or Course 6b and 7b to complete the unit.
Course 5: Delivering a Data Warehouse in the Cloud
Course 6a: Processing Big Data with Azure Data Lake Analytics
Course 6b: Processing Big Data with Hadoop in Azure HDInsight
Course 7a: Processing Real-Time Data Streams in Azure
Course 7b: Implementing Real-Time Analytics with Hadoop in Azure HDInsight
Unit 3 – Big Data Analysis Solutions
In this unit you will learn how to build workflow solutions that automate regular data processing and movement tasks, and apply predictive analytics to big data. Please continue with the programming language you selected in Unit 2. Select Course 9a, Course 9b, or Course 9c to complete the unit.
Course 8: Orchestrating Big Data with Azure Data Factory
Course 9a: Developing Big Data Solutions with Azure Machine Learning
Course 9b: Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R
Course 9c: Implementing Predictive Analytics with Spark in Azure HDInsight
Unit 4 - Capstone Project
In this final capstone project, you will apply everything you have learned to take on a big data processing challenge.
Course 10: Microsoft Professional Capstone : Big Data
Effort:15 courses. (10 required. 12-30 hours per course)
Final Project:Apply the knowledge and skills acquired (16+ hours)
Price$99 per course
How To Complete The Program
- Successfully earn a Verified Certificate for a course in all nine skill areas
- Pass the final Capstone Project
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