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IBM BigSQL for Developers (v5.0)

  • Tuition USD $825 GSA  $706.55
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 2346 Ratings
  • Course Code DW634G
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Available Formats Classroom
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IBM BigSQL for Developers (v5.0) SPVC (2W634G-SPVC)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the capabilities of IBM Big SQL. IBM Big SQL allows you to access your HDFS data by providing a logical view to it. You can use the same SQL that was developed for your data warehouse data on your HDFS data.

This course provides context on why you would use Big SQL followed by how to use Big SQL to access your data. It also covers what Big SQL is, how it is used, and the Big SQL architecture. The course also covers how to connect to Big SQL, create tables with a variety of data types, load data in, and run queries against the data. The course also shows how to use Big SQL with other components of the Hadoop ecosystem.

Skills Gained

Please refer to course overview

Who Can Benefit

Developers, Administrators


Basic Linux knowledge
Basic SQL knowledge
Working knowledge with big data and Hadoop technologies

Course Details

Course Outline

1: Using Big SQL to access data residing in the HDFS
- Overview of Big SQL
- Understand how Big SQL fits in the Hadoop architecture
- Working with Big SQL using Ambari and command line
- Connect to Big SQL using IBM Data Server Manager

2: Creating Big SQL schemas and tables
- Describe and create Big SQL schemas and tables
- Describe and list the Big SQL data types
- Work with various Big SQL DDLs
- Load data into Big SQL tables using best practices

3: Querying Big SQL tables
- Describe Big SQL supported file formats
- Query Big SQL tables using various DMLs

4: Querying data in HBase tables using Big SQL
- Describe the basic functions of HBase
- Issue basic HBase commands
- Use Big SQL to create and query HBase tables
- Map HBase columns to Big SQL

5: Analyzing data managed by Big SQL using Apache Spark
- Describe the purpose and role of Spark
- Query data managed by Big SQL using Spark

6: Using Big SQL with various data types and tables
- Querying complex JSON with Big SQL
- Working with Hive ACID tables in Big SQL

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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The course was easy to enroll and connect. All emails guided me to the class and labs. Everything went smoothly

The course is well organized, and I would recommend it. The cadence can be faster.

This is my second course with ExitCertified. This course exceeded my expectations. The teacher was great and the class was fun.

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