A Certified Big Data Consultant has demonstrated proficiency across a range of key Big Data topics, with a particular focus on Big Data analysis techniques and the processing and storage of Big Data datasets.

The breadth of this curriculum enables a Certified Big Data Consultant to perform in a variety of capacities as a member of a Big Data solutions team.

A Certified Big Data Consultant possesses a sound understanding of fundamental and advanced Big Data concepts and terminology and they are able to participate in Big Data adoption and planning projects with their thorough understanding of the Big Data analysis lifecycle. Knowledge of various analysis techniques including exploratory data analysis (EDA), basic statistical techniques and fundamental machine learning algorithms, coupled with key characteristics and types of Big Data visualization tools is developed. A Certified Big Data Consultant is conversant with the fundamental technology mechanisms required for implementing Big Data technology platforms. Furthermore, a Certified Big Data Consultant will have a comprehensive know-how of the technology considerations and options for Big Data processing and storage.

Note that the Big Data Consultant certification program is based on vendor-neutral coverage of technologies and a broad treatment of various statistical techniques and fundamental machine learning algorithms. The attainment of this certification, does not requires any knowledge of specific products or the underlying mathematical formulas and code involved in performing analysis and processing/storing data. This certification imparts the necessary skills and understanding required for successful adoption of Big Data with a focus on Big Data analysis techniques and the required technology platform. This knowledge establishes a sound foundation that can be further built upon with additional training, accreditation and experience.

To achieve this certification, the following exams must be completed with a passing grade:
–  Exam B90.01: Fundamental Big Data
–  Exam B90.02: Big Data Analysis & Technology Concepts
–  Exam B90.03: Big Data Analysis & Technology Lab
–  Exam B90.04: Fundamental Big Data Analysis & Science
–  Exam B90.07: Fundamental Big Data Engineering

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