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Wiley, Edvancer launch globally recognized certification in Big Data and Hadoop

Updated: Sep 06, 2016 17:53 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 6 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Online education company Edvancer has partnered with global provider of content-enabled solutions, Wiley, to introduce a new, globally recognized certification in Big data and Hadoop.

The Wiley-Edvancer Certified Big Data Expert course is specially designed for IT professionals, engineering and computers students looking to gain relevant skill-sets and get jobs in the big data and analytics space.

On completing the requirements of the seven week course which include a real world project and a final exam, students will receive a globally recognized certification in Big Data, jointly certified by Edvancer and Wiley. The certification exam will be conducted in multiple centers around the country.

The course not only covers the complete Hadoop and Big Data ecosystem but also shows real-world case studies of how they are being used to store, process and analyze large & complicated data. The big data technologies covered include Hadoop, MapReduce, Yarn, HDFS, Sqoop, Flume, Pig, Hive, Spark and Scala in detail.

The course will be delivered by Big Data experts from around the world through a live, instructor-led, online class format. The overall objective of the course is to provide the big data enthusiast a rapid and direct path to solving real and interesting problems in big data using Hadoop - so that they have a diverse portfolio of projects to show employers.

"Edvancer is quite excited in partnering with Wiley to create this high-quality, globally recognized certification course in Big Data," says Aatash Shah, CEO of Edvancer. "This course is designed to provide the participants a hands-on and practical learning experience in one of the most in-demand technologies around the world. Along with high quality learning content and case studies involving large amounts of data, we are also providing the best industry professionals as trainers for the course. The students will get to work on cloud-based Hadoop clusters just the way they would in the real world," continues Shah.

"Wiley is very excited to announce our partnership with Edvancer Eduventures- a leading training provider of Analytics and Big Data courses in India. Big Data is a field that has sparked a huge interest in the recent years, with organizations realizing the need to implement Big Data solutions to make better business decisions every day. This has led to a great demand for industry professionals with the right skills set to help organizations meet these requirements. Through our advanced training programs, Edvancer and Wiley would like to help students and professionals enhance their skills, for a flourishing career in Big Data and Analytics," said Vikas Gupta, Managing Director of Wiley India.

The course is available on weekends and requires completion of 42 hours of online classes (seven weekends). The inaugural batch of the course starts on 17 September 2016. Interested students can watch the video recording of a class in the course on Edvancer's website. (ANI-BusinessWireIndia)

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