Hadoop Course

Hadoop Course summary

The Apache™ Hadoop® project is an open-source software project that develops reliable, scalable, distributed computing. The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework. It provides fast and secure storage and retrieval of large data sets. It applies distributed processing of large data sets. The data sets are saved and distributed across clusters of computers using very simple programming models. This technology is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage.

Hadoop Course Desciption

This course introduces the principles briefly as an general introduction to Apache Hadoop.

Concepts: Unstructured Database Concepts


The problem space and example applications
Why don’t traditional approaches scale?
Requirements
Hadoop Background


Hadoop History
The ecosystem and stack: HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, Pig…
Cluster architecture overview
Development Environment


Hadoop distribution and basic commands
Eclipse development
HDFS Introduction


The HDFS command line and web interfaces
The HDFS Java API (lab)
MapReduce Introduction


Key philosophy: move computation, not data
Core concepts: Mappers, reducers, drivers
The MapReduce Java API (lab)
Real-World MapReduce


Optimizing with Combiners and Partitioners (lab)
More common algorithms: sorting, indexing and searching (lab)
Testing with MRUnit
Higher-level Tools


Patterns to abstract “thinking in MapReduce”
The Cascading library (practical)
§ The Hive database (practical)

What is included in the Hadoop Courses:
  • Hadoop Course Certificate on completion (assessment based)
  • Hadoop Course notes
  • Practical Hadoop Course exercises, Hadoop Course Homework / Hadoop Course Revision work
  • Tea, coffees, but no lunch
  • To assist after the course, 1 free session for questions online Hadoop Course via Skype or Teamviewer.
  • Max group size on this Hadoop Course is 4.
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PCWorkshops London
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PCWorkshops Manchester
MANCHESTER: 53 Fountain Street, Manchester, M2 2AN
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PCWorkshops Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM: One Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BD
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PCWorkshops Southend-on-Sea
SOUTHEND-ON-SEA: The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1NS
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PCWorkshops Milton Keynes
MILTON KEYNES: Exchange House, 494 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2EA
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PCWorkshops PORTSMOUTH
PORTSMOUTH: Building 1000, Lakeside North Harbour, Western Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3EZ
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PCWorkshops London
LONDON: 8 Duncannon Street, London WC2N 4JF
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PCWorkshops London
LONDON: 8 Duncannon Street, London WC2N 4JF
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