Cloudera Administrator Training for Apache Hadoop

 4 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

Cloudera University’s four-day administrator training course for Apache Hadoop provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of all the steps necessary to operate and maintain a Hadoop cluster.


Upcoming Class Dates and Times

This class is not currently scheduled.
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Who Should Attend

This course is best suited to systems administrators and IT managers.

Course Objectives

    Skills gained in this training include: Determining the correct hardware and infrastructure for your cluster Proper cluster configuration and deployment to integrate with the data center Configuring the FairScheduler to provide service-level agreements for multiple users of a cluster Best practices for preparing and maintaining Apache Hadoop in production Troubleshooting, diagnosing, tuning, and solving Hadoop issues


1 - The Case for Apache Hadoop
  • Why Hadoop?
  • Core Hadoop Components
  • Fundamental Concepts
2 - HDFS
  • HDFS Features
  • Writing and Reading Files
  • NameNode Memory Considerations
  • Overview of HDFS Security
  • Using the Namenode Web UI
  • Using the Hadoop File Shell
3 - Getting Data into HDFS
  • Ingesting Data from External Sources with Flume
  • Ingesting Data from Relational Databases with Sqoop
  • REST Interfaces
  • Best Practices for Importing Data
4 - YARN & MapReduce
  • What Is MapReduce?
  • Basic MapReduce Concepts
  • YARN Cluster Architecture
  • Resource Allocation
  • Failure Recovery
  • Using the YARN Web UI
  • MapReduce Version 1
5 - Planning Your Hadoop Cluster
  • General Planning Considerations
  • Choosing the Right Hardware
  • Network Considerations
  • Configuring Nodes
  • Planning for Cluster Management
6 - Hadoop Installation and Initial Configuration
  • Deployment Types
  • Installing Hadoop
  • Specifying the Hadoop Configuration
  • Performing Initial HDFS Configuration
  • Performing Initial YARN and MapReduce Configuration
  • Hadoop Logging
7 - Installing and Configuring Hive, Impala, and Pig
  • Hive
  • Impala
  • Pig
8 - Hadoop Clients
  • What is a Hadoop Client?
  • Installing and Configuring Hadoop Clients
  • Installing and Configuring Hue
  • Hue Authentication and Authorization
9 - Cloudera Manager
  • The Motivation for Cloudera Manager
  • Cloudera Manager Features
  • Express and Enterprise Versions
  • Cloudera Manager Topology
  • Installing Cloudera Manager
  • Installing Hadoop Using Cloudera Manager
  • Performing Basic Administration Tasks Using Cloudera Manager
10 - Advanced Cluster Configuration
  • Advanced Configuration Parameters
  • Configuring Hadoop Ports
  • Explicitly Including and Excluding Hosts
  • Configuring HDFS for Rack Awareness
  • Configuring HDFS High Availability
11 - Hadoop Security
  • Why Hadoop Security Is Important
  • Hadoop’s Security System Concepts
  • What Kerberos Is and How it Works
  • Securing a Hadoop Cluster with Kerberos
12 - Managing and Scheduling Jobs
  • Managing Running Jobs
  • Scheduling Hadoop Jobs
  • Configuring the FairScheduler
  • Impala Query Scheduling
13 - Cluster Maintenance
  • Checking HDFS Status
  • Copying Data Between Clusters
  • Adding and Removing Cluster Nodes
  • Rebalancing the Cluster
  • Cluster Upgrading
14 - Cluster Monitoring & Troubleshooting
  • General System Monitoring
  • Monitoring Hadoop Clusters
  • Common Troubleshooting Hadoop Clusters
  • Common Misconfigurations

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