Course Overview


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This course provides a technical overview of Apache Hadoop. It includes high-level information about concepts, architecture, operation, and uses of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and the Hadoop ecosystem. The course provides an optional primer for those who plan to attend a hands-on, instructor-led course. (There are no hands-on labs for this course).

 Course Objectives

  • Describe what makes data “Big Data”
  • List data types stored and analyzed in Hadoop
  • Describe how Big Data and Hadoop fit into your current infrastructure and environment
  • Describe fundamentals of:
  • the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
  • YARN
  • MapReduce
  • Hadoop frameworks: (Pig, Hive, HCatalog, Storm, Solr, Spark, HBase, Oozie, Ambari, ZooKeeper, Sqoop, Flume, and Falcon)
  • Recognize use cases for Hadoop
  • Describe the business value of Hadoop
  • Describe new technologies like Tez and the Knox Gateway


Hortonworks offers a comprehensive certification program that identifies you as an expert in Apache Hadoop. Visit

hortonworks.com/training/certification for more information.

Hortonworks University

Hortonworks University is your expert source for Apache Hadoop training and certification. Public and private on-site courses are available for developers, administrators, data analysts and other IT professionals involved in implementing big data solutions.

Classes combine presentation material with industry-leading hands-on labs that fully prepare students for real-world Hadoop scenarios.



1 Day


Target Audience

Data architects, data integration architects, managers, C-level executives, decision makers, technical infrastructure team, and Hadoop administrators or developers who want to understand the fundamentals of Big Data and the Hadoop ecosystem.


Course Prerequisites

No previous Hadoop or programming knowledge is required.(For onsite courses, students will need browser access to the Internet.)


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