Cloud Computing for Big Data

This program was launched in September 2016. Student stories will be available in April 2018. Stay Tuned!

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Organizations in Canada are undergoing revolutionary changes in the ways they build their business strategies with the advent of increased mobile technology, cloud computing, and data analytics. The Lambton College Cloud Computing for Big Data, Ontario College Graduate Certificate allows students the opportunity to gain an understanding of these cutting edge technologies and applications of cloud computing and its virtualization used in servers, desktops, embedded and mobile devices.

The curriculum will delve into Big Data as a collection of large and complex data sets and the challenges of capture, curation, storage, search, sharing, analysis, and visualization. Big Data technology training covers managing the volume, velocity, and variety of unstructured data to provide organizations with actionable information that guides informed business decisions. In addition to a full range of enhanced virtualization deployment, cloud computing and Big Data theory, students apply this knowledge to a variety of open-source and vendor-specific virtualization solutions, including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware and QEMU technologies and Big Data solutions such as Apache Hadoop.

To synthesize all student learning outcomes, the co-op work term or applied project provides the components necessary to improve graduate employability competencies. These graduates have the training to fully integrate internet communications and interactions in cloud computing along with the sensitive nature of personal and business data in such positions as cloud systems administrators, systems programmers and network administrators.


Lambton College

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Sarnia, ON, N7S 6K4


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