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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CIND 719</span>

CIND 719 Big Data Analytics Tools

Certificate and Degree Credit
Engineering & Architectural Science Program Area

Prerequisite(s): Department consent
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $1084.46* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)

This course is an introduction to learning big data tools such as Hadoop and advanced SQL techniques. Students will gain a clear understanding of Hadoop concepts and technologies landscape and market trends. They will construct SQL queries of moderate to high complexity to retrieve data from a relational database. Note: Tools taught Hive, Pig, Oozie, LAMBDA, Gigraph and GraphLab.

Note: In-class course delivery and on-site computer labs and video lectures

The course meets once a week on campus for an in-class session. These weekly in-class sessions on campus are held in a computer lab and run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Students have facilitated in-class computer lab time and open computer lab hours on Ryerson campus.

Computer Requirements: Students in the Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics certificate should consult the attached flyer for computer requirements.

Throughout the semester, student questions related to course content may be answered either by the instructor on discussion board or by an online tutor via email. For more information, please email Anne-Marie Brinsmead, Program Director, at

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Fall 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Wednesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 13 Sep 2017-13 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Classroom Delivery Option
Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.17 Jan 2018 - 18 Apr 2018
Thursday9:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.18 Jan 2018 - 19 Apr 2018
Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.17 Jan 2018 - 18 Apr 2018
Thursday9:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.18 Jan 2018 - 19 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday & Thursday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 08 May 2018-19 Jun 2018
Friday5:00 PM - 11:00 PM 11 May 2018-22 Jun 2018

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