Big Data

Learn from AWS experts. Advance your skills and knowledge in Big Data.

This learning path is designed for individuals who design and implement AWS services to derive value from data. Learn about collection, ingestion, storage, processing, and visualization. Then get AWS Certified to validate the skills you’ve learned.

For best results, we recommend, but do not require, that individuals have technical AWS Cloud experience related to big data before beginning this learning path.

  • Follow this recommended sequence of courses and exams to build your AWS Cloud skills in this Learning Path.

    Data Analytics Fundamentals

    In this self-paced course, you will learn about the process for planning data analysis solutions and the various data analytic processes that are involved. This course takes you through five key factors that indicate the need for specific AWS services in collecting, processing, analyzing, and presenting your data.

    Digital  |  3.5 hours

    Big Data on AWS

    For solutions architects, data scientists, and anyone who designs or implements Big Data cloud solutions. Learn how to work with Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis, and the rest of the AWS Big Data platform to process data and create Big Data environments.

    Classroom  |  3 days

    Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Big Data - Specialty

    Prepare for the AWS Certified Big Data - Specialty exam by taking a deep dive into several data-driven use cases. It is intended for individuals with a Cloud Practitioner or Associate-level AWS certification and two or more years of experience performing complex big data analysis.

    Classroom  |  1 day

    AWS Certified Big Data - Specialty

    This certification is intended for individuals who perform complex Big Data analyses. The exam validates an examinee’s technical skills and experience in designing and implementing AWS services to derive value from data.

    Exam  |  170 minutes

  • Optional training

    AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

    This exam enables individuals with an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud to validate their knowledge with an industry-recognized credential. This exam covers four domains, including: cloud concepts, security, technology, and billing and pricing.

    Exam  |  90 minutes