Cloudera Essentials for Apache Hadoop

Cloudera Essentials for Apache Hadoop


This one-day course gives decision-makers an overview of Apache Hadoop and how it can help them meet business goals.


8 hours


  • When is Hadoop appropriate? 
  • What are people using Hadoop for? 
  • How does Hadoop fit into our existing environment? 
  • What do I need to know about choosing Hadoop?


Architects, Technical Managers, CTOs, Engineering Managers, etc.


No prior Hadoop experience is required.


  • Why Hadoop?
    • The motivation for Hadoop 
    • Use cases and case studies about Hadoop 
  • Overview of the Hadoop ecosystem 
    • MapReduce and HDFS 
    • Hive 
    • Pig 
    • HBase 
    • Sqoop 
    • Flume 
    • Hue 
    • Cloudera's Distribution of Hadoop (CDH) 
  • The big picture: 
    • how Hadoop fits into your architecture 
    • How Hadoop can augment your existing environment which may include Relational Databases, SANs, OLAP systems and more
  • Managing a Hadoop cluster 
    • What people resources are required? 
    • What physical resources are required? 
    • What will this cost my organization? 
    • How does it scale for growth? 
  • Understanding the Apache open-source model and Cloudera's role

Upcoming Classes

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