Study material for exam 70-475 Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions


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Problem

I love your Microsoft certification series and want to be certified for Big Data solutions. Does Microsoft offer a certification in Big Data?

Solution

Yes, Microsoft does offer a certification in Big Data and in this tip we will talk about exam 70-475. This exam is oriented to designing and implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions.

FAQ

Who should take this exam?

This exam is oriented to DBAs, Data Scientist, Data Architects, Data Analysts, Data Developers or other professionals who want to learn or who want to be certified in Big Data.

Is this exam a requirement for any Certification?

This exam is optional to get the MCSA in Azure (Cloud Platform Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate), it is also an optional exam for the MCSE: Data Management and Analytics.

Is the exam easy?

No. If you do not have experience with Hadoop, Azure, Data Lake, Data Factory, Machine Learning, Lambda architecture, this exam is very difficult.

What is the relationship between Big Data and SQL Server?

Everything is migrating to Azure. SQL Server on-premises is gradually being migrated to Azure and unstructured data is being stored in the Cloud. You can query data from SQL Server on-premises or Azure SQL using PolyBase.

Which books would you recommend for this exam?

Are there some courses for this exam?

Yes, here are some useful courses.

Are there some practice tests?

Yes, the following exams are available:

Do you have some links to study, for this exam?

Yes, these links will be useful:

Design big data batch processing and interactive solutions

Design big data real-time processing solutions

Operationalize end-to-end cloud analytics solutions

Next Steps

If you have any more questions, feel free to ask in the comments section.

For more information about this exam, refer to these links:



Last Updated: 2017-07-10


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Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:10:49 AM - Jsad Back To Top

Thanks for your writeup. Very helpful. Do you think that the edx courses covered here will be sufficient study material for the 70-475 exam?

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/data-exams.aspx#exam-475-section

Makes it easier to study when its all in one place



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