THE ACE Education, SLTC

 Certificate Course in Fundamentals of Modern Big Data Analytics

A unique short course to get an overall picture of big data analysis.

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Welcome to Certificate Course in  Fundamentals of Modern Big Data Analytics conducted by The ACE Education, SLTC.

This course teaches the fundamental skills required in big data analytics to store, process, and analyze data to make informed business decisions.

The aim of this course is to get students familiarized with the modern tools used in the industry, such as AWS S3, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, and Python data analysis libraries so that they can stay competitive in their careers. By the end of the course, students will gain the necessary skills to design, build, and operate a data analytics infrastructure to derive insights from business data.


The course is open for the Data and IT practitioners in the industry, including data engineers, data analysts and enterprise architects who want to sharpen their skills in modern big data analytics.


• Understand different storage systems for storing big data
• Learn the basics of batch processing and use Apache Spark
• Understand streaming data and event-driven architecture
• Learn the basics of Apache Kafka and fundamental operations
• Learn stream processing and use ksqlDB for real-time analytics
• Interactive data analysis and data visualization with Python

Live Virtual Sessions and Recorded Content


Course Fee LKR 25,000
Registration Fee LKR 5,000


Beginner Level


03 Months
(12 Weeks)

Course Commencing Soon

Why should you take this course?

Learn to differentiate enterprise data by volume and velocity

Hands-on with Kafka and ksqlDB

Migrate batch analytics workloads into streaming analytics workloads

Learn basic data visualization and exploratory data analysis with Python libraries

Design and build a batch processing pipeline to move data from transactional systems to analytics systems


Dunith Dhanushka 

Dunith Dhanushka is a seasoned IT professional with over ten years of experience architecting, building, and consulting large-scale data analytics infrastructure for customers in the North American region. He is hands-on with many tools and technologies in the modern data analytics landscape, including event streaming, real-time analytics, and data visualization. Also, he’s the editor in chief of the fast-growing Medium publication, Event-driven Utopia.

Dunith currently works as a Developer Advocate for a Silicon Valley-based data analytics startup, StarTree. Before that, he worked at WSO2 as a solutions architect. 
Patrick Jones - Course author

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