Apache Hadoop 2.0: Operations Management with the Hortonworks Data Platform

Training a team? Use a QA Skills Licence and makes better use of your budget

Course type Essentials (What does this mean?)

Course details
Course title Apache Hadoop 2.0: Operations Management with the Hortonworks Data Platform
Delivery method Classroom / Extended Classroom Classroom / Extended Classroom Available
Days/Duration 4

Secure online payment

dates, pricing & booking
course description

Print course outline | Download as PDF document | Link to page: www.qa.com/HWAHDOPS2

Course dates

Currently scheduled dates for this training course
Location SEP OCT NOV DEC View later dates


International House, E1W

15 27 23 8 27 show prices/book


This four-day Apache Hadoop 2.0 training course is designed for administrators who deploy and manage Apache Hadoop 2.0 clusters. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises you will learn how to install, configure, maintain and scale your Hadoop 2.0 environment. At the end of this course you will have a solid understanding of how Hadoop works with Big Data and through the hands-on exercises will have completed the Hadoop deployment lifecycle for a multi-node cluster.

This course will help prepare delegates for the Hortonworks Apache Hadoop Administrator Certification program. Delegates wishing to sit the Administrator exam must book and sit their exam directly with a Kryterion testing centre.


This course utilises a Linux environment. Attendees should know how to navigate and modify files within a Linux environment. Existing knowledge of Hadoop is not required.

Target Audience

This course is designed for IT administrators and operators responsible for installing, configuring and supporting an Apache Hadoop 2.0 deployment in a Linux environment.

Delegates will learn how to

  • How to size and deploy a cluster
  • How to deploy a cluster for the first time
  • How to configure Hadoop and the supporting frameworks
  • How to perform ongoing maintenance to nodes in the cluster
  • How to balance and performance tune a cluster
  • How to move and manage data within a cluster
  • How to integrate status and health checks into your existing monitoring tools (single pane of glass)
  • How to add and remove DataNodes
  • How to Implement a high available solution
  • Best practices for deploying Hadoop clusters

Course Outline.

Day 1

  • Introduction to Hortonworks Data
  • Platform & Hadoop 2.0
  • Hadoop Storage: HDFS Architecture
  • Installation Prerequisites
  • HDP Management: Ambari
  • Ambari and the Command Line
  • Hadoop Operating System (YARN) & MapReduce

Day 2

  • Configuring Services
  • Configuring HDFS
  • Configuring Hadoop Operating System (YARN) & MapReduce
  • Configuring HBase
  • Configuring ZooKeeper
  • Configuring Schedulers
  • Data Integrity
  • Extract-Load-Transform (ELT) Data Movement
  • Copying Data Between Clusters

Day 3

  • HDFS Web Services
  • Apache Hive Data Warehouse
  • Transferring data with Sqoop
  • Moving Log Data with Flume
  • Setting up the HDFS
  • NFS Gateway
  • Workflow Management: Oozie
  • Data Lifecycle Management with Falcon
  • Monitoring HDP 2.0 Services
  • Commissioning and Decommissioning a Nodes and Services

Day 4

  • Rack Awareness and Topology
  • NameNode Federation Architecture
  • NameNode High-Availability (HA)Architecture
  • Backup & Recovery
  • Security

related blogs

An AWS trainer in the Red Queen’s Race

Posted by Matt Bishop on 21 August 2014

I often feel I’m running the Red Queen’s race to ensure our delegates don’t have to.

Are you ready for End of Life for Windows Server 2003

Posted by on

It has been well documented that Windows Server 2003 will have support withdrawn on the 15th July 2015.

The benefits of the Cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Posted by Matt Bishop on 19 June 2014

If you read the tech press, you would think absolutely everybody was moving to the cloud. But is that just hype, or is it really true? And if it’s true, what benefits are they getting from it?


Posted by on

SharePoint 2013 and Internet Explorer 10 have a stormy relationship. I think it's time for marriage guidance counselling.

App-V 4.x to 5.0 Package conversion: Fixing the broken Pipeline!

Posted by Mark Cresswell on 31 January 2014

The App-V 5.0 package format is very different from the previous 4.5/4.6 version, and the App-V 5.0 client is not compatible with the earlier package versions. To help protect your sequencing investment, Microsoft included two PowerShell commands on the sequencer to aid in migration: Test-AppVLegacyPackage and ConvertFrom-AppVLegacyPackage. The first tests the old package for known constraints, while the second attempts to convert the package to the new format

Top 20 Photoshop Shortcuts

Posted by on

One of the things we're regularly asked on courses is "is there a quicker way to do xyz?" Very often the answer is a resounding 'yes'. So, I thought with this post I'd cover my favourite (and most commonly used) top 20 shortcuts when working with Adobe Photoshop (either in Creative Suite or Creative Cloud).

See all related blogs

top of page
  • Amazon logo
  • Apple logo
  • AppSense logo
  • cisco logo
  • citrix logo
  • compTIA logo
  • ec council logo
  • Hortonworks CTP logo
  • microsoft gold logo
  • novell logo
  • oracle logo
  • Pya -winner -2013 logo
  • redhat logo
  • Salesforce logo
  • symantec logo
  • vmware logo
  • citrix logo
  • microsoft gold logo
  • novell logo
  • oracle logo