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Certificate Course / Training Program
Big Data Fundamental for Apache Projects (1-day)


In order to facilitate participants' understanding the relationship of big data, open source technology and the trend, it is important to know how open source big data technologies can improve business strategies / models / operations.

You will learn how to apply different Apache Projects to improve management decision and understand how to" visualise" the data by using big data analytics. An adequate understanding of open source software, the pro-and-con of open source software adoption, Apache projects
landscape with selected widely-adopted signature Apache big data & AI projects will be highlighted.

Through the introduction of the latest methodologies and technologies utilised by large enterprises and organizations, attendees will learn how to choose Apache software projects and to gain competitive advantages.

Certificate Course in Big Data Fundamental for Apache Projects (1-day)

This is a one-day workshop equips you with the knowledge of open source
and big data concept with real case sharing in the process of digital transformation:-

- Introduction to Open Source - Apache projects
- Fundamentals of Apache Hadoop & Reasons to Adopt
- Overview, Design Concept of Apache HBase and Cases Sharing
- Data Processing with Apache Spark and Machine Learning
- Introduction to Apache Kafka and Cases Sharing
- Introduction to TensorFlow and Cases Sharing
- Fundamental of Data Visualisation - An Effective Visual Communication

Registration Details

Course Dates

Big Data Fundamental for Apache Projects
Exact schedule to be announced very soon (1-day)

Language Cantonese (with English course materials)
Time 9:00 am ~ 5:30 pm
Venue To be announced very soon
Target Audience Business owners, Executive Management, Data Center Operators, System / IT Consultants, etc.

Suitable for anyone who is interested to learn from scratch in big data and
the value of open source technology in today's data driven world. No pre- requisite, IT or technical background required.
(per 2-day course)

Normal Rate -
HK$2,480 per head (with 10% Early Bird Discount Available)

Group Enrollment Rate -
HK$2,280 per head (more than 1 enrollment made at the same time)

Enrollment Online Registration or Download Application Form

The course is supported by the IOT HK Association (IOTHK). Completion Certificate will be granted by the association.

Exam (Optional)

Participants may choose to complete 25 Multiple Choices within 60 minutes in an approved examination center by CPFA which stands for "Certified Professionals For Apache Projects".

Examiness who pass the CPFA examination will be awarded the certificate marked with "POWERED BY APACHE". Additional fee is required. This 1-day course does not cover the examination.

Obtain 2 more certificates below to become a CPFA Citizen Data Scientist

- Certificate in Apache Hadoop User (CU.HD)
- Certificate in Apache Hadoop Engineer (CE.HD); or

Obtain 3 more certificates below to become a CPFA Data Architect

- Certificate in Apache-Hadoop Engineer (CE.HD)
- Certificate in Apache HBase Engineer (CE.HB)
- Certificate in Apache Hadoop Administrator (CA.HD)

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Experienced Speaker

All courses are conducted by a professional and experienced speaker who helps you to approach the best practices in AI and Machine Learning

Mr. Patrick Tsoi

Patrick has 20+ years in the IT training field. His work includes complex projects applying data science, and software development to different aspects of value chains as well as participating with research teams, on field such as Finance, Data Science and Quantitative Analysis. He has extensive experience in designing and building big data solutions and enterprise applications. He holds Master's degree in IT Education from University of Hong Kong, and Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management from Chinese University of Hong Kong.

As a CPFA projects trainer, Patrick, who also works as a part-time lecturer for various IT degree courses in CityU SCOPE, is now studying Doctor of Education in Hong Kong Baptist University.

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About the Organizer

Strategic Media Asia Limited (SMA) -
Connecting IT, Critical Facilities and Design

SMA is one of the approved CPD Course Providers of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) UK. The mission is to provide an interactive environment and opportunities for the members of IT, critical facilities and building services engineers to exchange professional views and experience.


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