Apache Hadoop 2.0: Operations Management with the Hortonworks Data Platform

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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

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Location AUG SEP OCT NOV View later dates


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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

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