AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty

The AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty certification is intended for individuals who perform complex Big Data analyses with at least two years of experience using AWS technology.

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Implement core AWS Big Data services according to basic architecture best practices
  • Design and maintain Big Data
  • Leverage tools to automate data analysis

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AWS Certified Big Data –Specialty (BDS-C00) Exam Guide

Introduction

The AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty (BDS-C00) examination is intended for individuals who perform complex Big Data analyses. This exam validates an examinee’s technical skills and experience in designing and implementing AWS services to derive value from data.

It validates an examinee’s ability to:

  •   Implement core AWS Big Data services according to basic architectural best practices
  •   Design and maintain Big Data
  •   Leverage tools to automate Data AnalysisRecommended AWS Knowledge
  •   A minimum of 2 years’ experience using AWS technology
  •   AWS Security best practices
  •   Independently define AWS architecture and services and understand how they integrate with each other.
  •   Define and architect AWS big data services and explain how they fit in the data lifecycle of collection,ingestion, storage, processing, and visualization.

    Recommended General IT Knowledge

  •   At least 5 years’ experience in a data analytics field
  •   Understand how to control access to secure data
  •   Understand the frameworks that underpin large scale distributed systems like Hadoop/Spark and MPPdata warehouses
  •   Understand the tools and design plateforms that allow processing of data from multiple heterogeneoussources with difference frequencies (batch/real-time)
  •   Capable of designing a scalable and cost-effective architecture to process dataExam Preparation

    These training courses and materials may be helpful for examination preparation:

    AWS Training (aws.amazon.com/training)

  •   Data Analytics Fundamentalshttps://www.aws.training/learningobject/wbc?id=35364
  •   Big Data on AWShttps://aws.amazon.com/training/course-descriptions/bigdata/AWS Whitepapers (aws.amazon.com/whitepapers) Kindle and .pdf
  •   AWS Cloud Computing Whitepapers (aws.amazon.com/whitepapers), specifically Database and Analytics
  •   AWS Documentation (aws.amazon.com/documentation)

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