The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna is offering a free online course on Big Data Computing. The students and professionals with prior knowledge of data structure and algorithms, operating systems, computer architecture, and database management systems are eligible to apply for the course. The online course is appropriate for all undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as practicing engineers and scientists from a variety of professions, who are interested in learning about fresh cutting-edge big data computing techniques and applications.
Dr. Rajiv Misra, who currently works in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India, will teach the course. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur, an MTech in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from MNIT Allahabad. The professor has also taught cloud computing, advanced graph theory, and distributed systems online through NPTEL.
IIT Patna Big Data Course: Topics
The free big data online course will introduce the students and professionals to some of the frameworks that are popular such as Apache Spark, MapReduce, Hadoop, large scale data storage technologies such as in-memory key/value storage systems, NoSQL distributed databases, Apache Cassandra, HBase and big data streaming platforms such as Apache Spark Streaming and Apache Kafka streams. The following are some of the topics that will be covered under this course:
- Introduction to Big Data.
- Introduction to Big Data Platforms.
- Introduction to Big Data Storage Platforms for Large Scale Data Storage.
- Introduction to Big Data Applications (Machine Learning).
- Introduction to Big Data Applications (Graph Processing).
- Introduction to Big Data Streaming Platforms for fast data.
- Introduction to enabling Technologies for Big Data.
- Introduction of Big Data Machine Learning with Spark.
IIT Patna Big Data Course: How To Register
The candidates can participate in the online course by signing up using their Microsoft, Facebook, or Google accounts, or they can create a SWAYAM account by providing information such as Username, Password, and Email address.
The candidates will need to validate their email addresses using the verification code that will be emailed to them. The last date to register for the course online is August 23, 2021, and it will take place from August 23 to October 15, 2021. Those interested in receiving a certificate from IIT Patna and NPTEL can sit for an examination on October 24, 2021, paying a fee of Rs 1000. The candidates who are interested to register can visit the Official Website for more information.