Due to scheduled maintenance this site may be unavailable on {dayofweek}, {date} from {time} until {time} (PST)

Skip Navigation

Big Data Analysis

A required course in the Data Science Certificate Program

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

Big data is one of the most important technology trends to fundamentally impact the way organizations operate and compete. As more and more companies collect large amounts of data through their daily operations, the ability to analyze and glean knowledge from big data has become an integral part of a successful business. This course will help students navigate through the complex layers of Big Data while providing insight on ways to effectively use technologies and architectures to create and manage big data workflows. Concepts covered include an introduction to Big Data and related technologies, discussion of Big Data Processing Architectures, explanation of major concepts behind Big Data Management, and how all of those topics are applied in Big Data Analysis. Students will gain an understanding of the characteristics of big data and techniques for working on big data platforms through hands-on exercises in the tools and systems used by data scientists and data engineers including Hadoop (HiveQL & PIG), Apache Spark, and SparkSQL. Required prerequisites: I&C SCI X427.05 Fundamentals of Data Science.

Required prerequisites: I&C SCI X427.05 Fundamentals of Data Science.

NOTE: This course may use live sessions via Zoom. While students are highly encouraged to attend, all sessions are optional and will be recorded. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

  • Be notified when this class becomes available!

  • Details
  • $820
  • April 24, 2023 to June 18, 2023
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00234
  • ID/Units: I&C SCI X427.07  (2.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2023


Amit P. Manghani, M.S., MBA has more than a decade of experience in the Information Technology domain dealing with Enterprise Information Management, Business Intelligence, Web Applications and Cloud Computing technologies at leading Information Management companies such as Oracle, Informatica and SAP. Prior to joining Oracle, Amit was focused on utilizing the power of emerging data integration technologies encompassing real-time data acquisition/ movement, event processing and agile data access within Big Data usage scenarios. Now as Senior Director of Product Management at Oracle, he is responsible for enabling partners globally on the different facets of Oracle Sales Cloud ranging from Analytics to Mobile to Sales Prediction capabilities. He is an avid follower of technology trends and has published articles in leading online journals and has presented at several technology conferences. Also in 2012, Amit got certified in Hadoop which is the premier certification for Big Data processing.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/24/2023Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC04/26/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/03/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/10/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/17/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/24/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/31/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC06/07/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC06/14/2023Wednesday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
END06/18/2023Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---