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DeZyre: Boost your career with online courses taught by Industry Professionals


The last decade has seen an explosion of new job roles and career opportunities that never existed before. Universities are not structured to keep pace with the fast changing skills that Companies need. Moreover such corporate technical skills are best taught by faculty who work in the industry and can provide hands-on expertise.

Providing a solution is DeZyre.com offering online courses for working professionals. These Certification Courses are jointly developed with Companies and Industry Professionals. DeZyre’s courses are delivered through a unique combination of live webinars, recorded videos, adaptive quizzes, 1-1 faculty interaction for doubt clearing, remote labs and projects. Working Professionals take these courses to get leverage in their careers through promotions, pay hike, new job, moving industry etc.

For IT professionals interested in a Big Data and Hadoop career, the DeZyre Course on Big Data and Hadoop is an in-depth and thorough course. This is a faculty led course delivered through live webinars. The class combines 42 hours of webinar + 40 hours of lab exercises + 25 hours of project. A faculty with over 10 years of Java and Hadoop experience leads the class through an in-depth curriculum covering HDFS. Hbase, MapReduce, Advanced MapReduce, Pig, Sqoop, Hive, Flume, Oozie, Zookeeper, Yarn etc. Lab exercises after each module are executed on the students local machine or remotely on Amazon AWS servers using the Cloudera Virtual Machine. Participants learn specific concepts such as –

  • Setup, manage and monitor Hadoop cluster
  • MapReduce – Combiners, Partitioners, MapSide Joins, Reduce Side Joins
  • Apache Hive, run HiveQL queries to create tables, load data etc
  • Apache Sqoop, how to run scripts to transfer data between hadoop and RDBMS
  • Apache HBase, how to perform realtime read/write access to your Big Data

Detailed Installation documents provided in the LMS, guide students through step by step process to install the Cloudera VM for lab exercises. 24/7 support ensures that students receive instant replies to their doubts.

The Hadoop classes are conveniently scheduled for the weekend and a typical batch lasts for 7 weeks. Students are exposed to many real-life case studies and given live data from Twitter, NYSE, NASDAQ etc to analyze with their hadoop programs. Students without a Java background can leverage the free self-paced Java course that DeZyre provides before the Hadoop batch starts. Priced at US$299, the course provides lifetime access to all the materials including recorded videos, slides, quizzes, installation documents, projects and lab exercises. Enrolled students will also get a textbook shipped to them by Amazon.

More details about the Hadoop course is available here – http://www.dezyre.com/Big-Data-and-Hadoop/19

Rohit Raj, a DeZyre student comments that “DeZyre.com, an online education academy is one of its kind that believes in imparting quality education in the purest, simplest form. What separates DeZyre from the rest, is its world-class faculty and the teaching methods – which lay great importance on completing the basics first before moving on to the difficult topics. For a student who has had zero exposure, DeZyre serves as a great platform to nurture one’s professional skills, elevating them to even greater levels. From people looking for a career change to ones who want to hone their skills, DeZyre serves as an ideal launchpad.”

Many IT professionals find themselves working on projects related to Banking and Financial Services industry. These professionals often times find the need to know domain knowledge in finance to better serve clients. Topics include Capital Markets, Investment Banking etc. For such professionals, DeZyre offers an online self –paced course called Finance for Non-Finance Professionals. Faculty from leading financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Credit Suisse etc use the case study method to orient IT professionals to various financial terms and concepts. Students have lifetimes access to the 104 modules. Each module has a recorded video and an adaptive quiz. Students include IT professionals from companies such as IBM, Accenture, Infosys, Cognizant, Cap Gemini etc.

More details about this course here – http://www.dezyre.com/Finance-for-Non-Finance-Professionals/18