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SBDE™ – The Overview

Big Data is the most happening of all the career–domains today for energetic, talented, and creative software professionals. The SBDE™ by the Data Science Council of America (DASCA) is the world's most credible 3rd party, vendor–neutral certification for experienced software engineers and professionals who are either already in the Big Data groove or may be aspiring to enter the space. The SBDE™ can be the most reliable differentiator of your high proficiency, potential, and promise for working on the most challenging of Big Data software and applications development projects internationally.

Who does SBDE™ Suit Best

The SBDE™ can be an ideal qualification to acquire for you if you have completed your Undergraduate Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science, OR a Diploma in Computer Programming / Software Engineering from an internationally accredited institution, and are now working as a Software Engineer or a Coder or a Programmer in any tech–space.


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This SBDE™ version is marked to the updated DASCA-DSBoK™ Ver 11-4.4.

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SBDE™ Certification Program Fee

$ 575 USD

This is a one-time fee, covering the SBDE™ exam; standard exam preparation resources (the SBDE™ Book 1, SBDE™ Book 2, SBDE™ Lab Handbook, Virtual E-Lab, Online Learning & Preparation Resources); shipping, digital badging, and credential-kit.

Program Pre–requisites

The learning scope, requirements, and rigor of the SBDE™ program necessitates that individuals intending to undergo the program have a prior, strong formal exposure and knowledge of the basic concepts of programming, and are hands–on with the tools and techniques of object oriented programming – knowing Core JAVA and being able to understand SQL statements.

They should also be confident on scripting languages like PERL or RUBY, and should have good, practical understanding of and exposure to working in the Linux and Unix environments. Further, SBDE™ aspirants should be also comfortable with handling databases and spreadsheets, and at least have a theoretical understanding of how Big Data is used in business and in other domains of life and industry.

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SBDE™ Examination Preparation

Individuals registered for both the DASCA Big Data Engineer programs are provided with the full DASCA Certification Preparation Kit to help them study and prepare for their SBDE™ Certification examination. This kit is provided completely FREE to all registrants across the world after DASCA has approved their candidacy for SBDE™, and their payment of the program registration fee is through. This DASCA Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications, produced and published by Wiley, consists of the following:

  • SBDE™ Book 1: Essentials of Big Data Programming
  • SBDE™ Book 2: Advanced Big Data Programming
  • SBDE™ Lab Handbook: Big Data Engineering Lab
  • Virtual E-Lab for practicing Big Data Engineers
  • Online Learning & Preparation Resourceslogo

Please do report any instance or experience of yours in which you were asked to pay separately for the Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications, or you observed any attempt by a person or a store or an entity to sell the Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications. It is reiterated that the Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications is NOT for sale in the open market and not available on book stores anywhere in the world. The kit is ONLY meant to be provided FREE Of CHARGE to every individual who has been finally accepted and registered by DASCA under the SBDE™ program.

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The Candidacy Tracks

Ways to Become an SBDE™

The following table summarizes the specifics of what it takes to become an SBDE™. There are FOUR convenient tracks covering Software Engineers, Coders, and Programmers from diverse backgrounds and experience to earn an SBDE™!

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Should have completed Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Related disciplines.

    Minimum Work Experience

    Minimum 2 years of computing experience with proficiency in using Python/ JAVA or any other programming language

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Should have completed Master's Degree in Computer Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Related disciplines.

    Minimum Work Experience

    Minimum 1 year of computing experience with proficiency in using Python/ JAVA or any other programming language

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Should have completed Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Related disciplines from any of the DASCA-recognized Institutions.

    Minimum Work Experience

    Minimum 1 year of computing experience with proficiency in using Python/ JAVA or any other programming language

  • Minimum Qualification Required

    Current & Past Students of Master's Degree in Computer Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Applied Sciences/ Related disciplines from any of the DASCA-recognized Institutions.

    Minimum Work Experience

    Experience not Mandatory; basic proficiency in using Python/ JAVA or any other programming language is desirable

Digital Badge

The Digitally Badged SBDE™

Adding shots of au fait connotation to your professional profile, SBDE™ Credential is digitally badged by CredBadge™, like all other great educations and designations globally. Furthermore, this digitally boosted certification marks your skills to bring about change, and convey enduring sway, moving you to the top of the employers’ lists for software engineers and professionals worldwide.


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Register Online

Register Online. Anytime!

If you are looking at SBDE™ for helping you move into Big Data or for accelerating your growth in your Big Data engineering career, we’ve made the job quite easy for you. Just browse into the SBDE™ segment on the DASCA website www.dasca.org, track down the Apply link anywhere on the page, and there you go! It should not take you more than a few minutes to finish registering for the finest global Big Data Credential for bright programmers like you! And you can do it anytime, 24X7. It’s quick! No, we don’t ask you for needless document submissions, or embarrassing personal questions. You simply fill out the registration-application form; you complete your SBDE™ registration; schedule your SBDE™ exam; and pay-up for it using your credit card on the DASCA website - everything happens smooth. Soon, you receive a couple of email notes from us, and you've already started your SBDE™ journey. Before you know, your smart and rich SBDE™ learning resources kit has been already lined up for shipping.


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Learning Coverage

Learning Coverage

Though the Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications is designed as a study and preparation resource for the online SBDE™ Certification examination, the books, lab handbooks, and other learning aids included in the Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications have been put together to help aspiring Big Data Engineers build longer–lasting sets of skills and a more penetrative Big Data perspective. The Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications contents therefore seek to develop in learners, a strong and complete generic, as well as platform–based understanding of the concepts, principles, tools, techniques, and technologies of handling storage, processing, management, and security infrastructure required in Big Data management.

Indeed, while the Wiley–produced kit has been developed around the DASCA Essential Knowledge Framework (EKF™), the idea behind its design, coverage, content, and structure is also to provide to aspiring Big Data Engineers, a liberal exposure to all important proprietary platforms currently in vogue in Big Data applications development currently, and concurrently, they can prepare themselves rightly for the SBDE™ Certification examinations as well.

The contents of the Official Exam Preparation Kit for DASCA Engineer Certifications straddle all essential knowledge areas – divided up into eight sections or modules.

EXAMINATION COVERAGE INFORMATION

Introduction to Data Science & Big Data

18%
  • Getting Started with Big Data & Data Science
  • Business Applications of Big Data
  • Technologies for Big Data
  • Hadoop Ecosystem
  • Details on MapReduce Distribution
  • Apache Spark & Scala
  • Apache Storm & Kafka
  • Understanding Splunk
  • Data Governance
  • In-Memeory Analytics
  • Deep Learning

Storing and processing data in Hadoop

20%
  • Storing data in Hadoop - HDFS and Hbase
  • Storing bulk and streaming data in Big Data systems; the Hadoop data storage principles
  • Fundamentals of processing bulk streaming data: MapReduce Fundamentals
  • Designing, Execution and implementaion of MapReduce Applications
  • Testing and Debugging MapReduce Applications
  • Data Security
  • Cloud Analytics
  • Understanding NoSQL

Decoding Sqoop and Flume

5%
  • What is Sqoop and how is it unique as a bulk and dynamic data ?
  • How does Sqoop transfer Bulk Data
  • What is Apache Flume and how is it unique as a bulk and streaming data ?
  • Setting and configuring flume
  • Transferring Streaming Bulk Data Using Flume

Yarn, Hive, and Pig

10%
  • Why do we need tools like Yarn, Hive & Pig in Big Data Analytics
  • Essential features and utilities of Yarn and Storm on Yarn
  • How to use Yarn for processing & generating large data sets
  • Essential features and utilities of Hive
  • How to use Hive for Data Warehouse management
  • Essential features and utilities of Pig
  • How to use Pig for analyzing bulk data

Decoding Machine Learning

10%
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Applications of Machine Learning
  • Types of Machine Learning
  • The Machine Learning Process
  • Association Rule mining
  • Decision tree
  • Inductive logic programming
  • Support Vector machines
  • Dimensionality reduction
  • Feature selection
  • Experiment design and analysis
  • Neural networks
  • Probabilistic graphs
  • Clustering and SOMs
  • Evolutionary algorithms

Big Data Analytics and R

7%
  • Understanding Analytics
  • Analytical Tools
  • Comparision between Analytical tools
  • Big Data Solutions and Data in Motion
  • Exploring R in detail
  • Reading Data Sets into R, Exploring Data from R

Integrating R and Hadoop

6%
  • Why Integrate R & Hadoop
  • The R and Streaming Approach to Integration
  • The Rhipe Approach to Integration
  • The RHadoop Approach to Integration

Social Media, Mobile and Big Data Solution Engineering

7%
  • Social Media Analytics, Text Mining, and Sentiments Analysis
  • Big Data Solution Engineering
  • Mobile Analytics in detail

Big Data tools for Engineers

10%
  • Automating Data Processing with Oozie
  • Distributed Process Coordination with ZooKeeper
  • Cloudera basics and Cloudera Manager
  • Hive on Cloudera and Cloudera Administration
  • Hortonworks and Greenplum Pivotal HD
  • IBM InfoSphere BigInsights
  • HortonWorks Distributions

Essentials of Python

7%
  • Overview of the concept and structure of Python as a language
  • Revising fundamentals of Programming in Python
  • Overview of Advanced Applications of Python in Data Analytics

Getting the SBDE™ - A Preview of the Certification Process

There are six distinct stages of your journey toward becoming a SBDE™. Here's what these stages look like. Of course, we've just tried to take you through a quick tour, so many of the details may be missing. You may Contact Us for more information.


The SBDE™ Certification Process

  • 1Check Eligibility Requirements -

    All DASCA certifications mandate you to meet certain educational and work experience requirements to become eligible. The requirements for each DASCA certification is unique, so before proceeding, check if you satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements for the SBDE™ Certification, you wish to apply for.

    It is recommended that you keep this information handy as it will be required while filling up your online application.

  • 2Fill Online Application+

    Once you have satisfied the SBDE™ eligibility requirements, it is time to apply. Start the application process by creating your myDASCA account. Before proceeding, check if you QualiFly™ for SBDE™. QualiFLY™ essentially relaxes the minimum eligibility requirements and provides upto 15% lower SBDE™ fees, based on your education and work experience. Complete the SBDE™ online application form. Once you have submitted the online application and made a successful payment of the fee, you will immediately receive an acknowledgement response email with instructions for the next step in the assessment process.

  • 3Validation+

    An internal check is conducted to validate your credentials against the prescribed candidacy prerequisites for earning the SBDE™ Certification.

  • 4SBDE™ Certification Preparation Material+

    Post your payment confirmation, you will receive your unit of the SBDE™ Certification Preparation Kit containing reading and learning material at the address you have registered with us. Normal delivery timeframe is 3-4 weeks. You will also receive your login credentials for the online Data Science/ Big Data learning platform within 24 business hours which will be valid till the expiration date of your DASCA credentials.

  • 5Taking the SBDE™ Certification Exam+

    DASCA earmarks a 90-day immersion period for SBDE™ registrants to help them orient completely and build their conceptual foundations in Data Science. You can schedule your SBDE™ exam anytime after the 90-days immersion period is over. In fact, you also get an additional 180-days to plan for and take your SBDE™ exam in one of our authorized test centers nearest to you.

  • 6Award+

    If you qualify the SBDE™ certification exam and meet other conditions laid down by the DASCA Professional Certifications Board (DPCB), you are recommended for the award of SBDE™ Credential and the SBDE™ Digital Badge is immediately issued to you. You can expect the shipment of the physical credential pack to reach you within three to four weeks from the date of the credential- award.

The SBDE™ Credential Case

Credential Case

Your inscribed SBDE™ Credential certificate is splendidly placed in a beautifully glamorized folder-box, being an additional drive for you to toil harder to come up with the goods in the exam. Escorting the certificate comes along another beautiful art from DASCA in the form of a lapel pin, which lets you pageant your credential via wearing it on your favorite shirts and coat pockets. The folder-box also contains a DASCA Code of Ethics booklet, stating the ethics to be tailed and reserved in cognizance, forever.

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