Training Resources

icon_EducationWelcome to the Women in Big Data Training Page!

Here you will find information on all of our past and upcoming technical and non-technical training workshops. We are still building up a list of future topics and dates so please check back here periodically for our quarterly events. Ideally, we would develop the list of upcoming topics from your input, Here is a link to a super-brief survey where you can influence future training content.

Thank you in advance for letting us know what kind of training would help you progress on your Big Data path.

Regards,
Women in Big Data Training Committee


Crowdflower Offers 30% Discount for WiBD Members

Crowdflower has provided WiBD a 30%  discount code (WIBD30)  for  members interested in attending their TrainAI conference, which features an exciting lineup of speakers in the AI field.


Complimentary online training courses by Linux Foundation

WiBD, in partnership with the Linux foundation, is providing limited complimentary codes for e-learning courses that are listed at:

https://training.linuxfoundation.org/content/e-learning-courses

The deadline to register using the complimentary code is June 30, 2017. If you are interested to get a code to register for a course, please contact shala.arshi@intel.com.

Note: The courses under Free Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on that site are free and a code is not needed. Feel free to register for those as you wish. Only courses with fees need a complimentary code. One code is good for one course only. The codes are valid on courses only (not valid on course + certification bundle).


DeZyre.com Training

Boost your career with online courses taught by industry experts. Courses are available on a range of topics, including  computer science, economics, statistics, math and more. Languages, including Python and R, are taught in classes starting at the beginner level (knowledge of basic statistics recommended).

Special offer for Women in Big Data Forum members:


Big Data University

Analytics, Big Data, and Data Science Courses.
Your awesome career in Data Science and Data Engineering starts here.

Click here to learn more, view the courses, and sign up.


Free Online Training Courses

The Women in Big Data Forum, in partnership with the Linux foundation, is giving out limited complimentary codes for the following courses:

  • Essentials of System Administration
  • Linux Networking and Administration
  • OpenStack Administration Fundamentals
  • Software Defined Networking Fundamentals

Check out those courses at: https://training.linuxfoundation.org/linux-courses

Deadline to register using the complimentary code is March 31, 2017.

If you are interested to get a free code to register for a course, please contact shala.arshi@intel.com.

Happy learning.


Interested in Training Courses?

The Women in Big Data Forum, in partnership with the Linux foundation, is giving out limited complimentary codes for the following online, virtual courses:

  • Essentials of System Administration
  • Linux Networking and Administration
  • OpenStack Administration Fundamentals
  • Software Defined Networking Fundamentals

Check out those courses at: https://training.linuxfoundation.org/linux-courses. If you are interested in receiving a free code to register for a course, please contact Shala Arshi (shala.arshi@intel.com). Deadline to register using the complimentary code is December 30, 2016.


Omidyar Network Learning Series: What is Big Data, Small Credit?
This learning series explores an innovative business model that leverages big data to help consumers who are invisible to lenders to gain access to credit. Find out how Big Data, Small Credit can help consumers to improve their lives, financial service providers to open new markets, and emerging markets to bolster their economies. Click here to check it out.

HadoopTraining

February 2016 Apache Hadoop Training

Learning and Networking: Cloudera Essentials for Apache Hadoop
On February 29th, 40 Women in Big Data and their supporters attended a day long training hosted by Cloudera titled, ‘Learning and Networking: Cloudera Essentials for Apache Hadoop’.  Attendees learned how Apache Hadoop addresses the limitations of traditional computing, helps businesses overcome real challenges, and powers new types of big data analytics. This series also introduced the rest of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and outlines how to prepare the data center and manage Hadoop in production. If you missed it, please refer to these training videos.

Spark SQL Training Session: Course Materials & Recording Now Available

Materials from August 2016 meetup can be downloaded from:

Gayathri’s slides on Spark Overview and Spark Data Sources: https://www.slideshare.net/secret/hqiTgewpSHc8gJ

Xinh’s slides on Spark SQL: http://www.slideshare.net/huynh14/introduction-to-spark-sql-training-workshop

Recording of the training: https://sap.na.pgiconnect.com/p26cqlt5fs0/

 

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