Hadoop and the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise – v1 (OLD version)

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Hadoop and the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise - v1 (OLD version)

with Keith McDonald, Akmal B. Chaudhri, Bradley Steinfeld, Raul F. Chong

Hadoop and IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Beginners

Time to complete:
4 hours

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Learn the basics of Hadoop, Cloud Computing and what the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise has to offer. Practice building your Hadoop cluster on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.

Course Syllabus

  • Introducing Hadoop
  • Introducing Cloud Computing
  • Introducing the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise
  • Building your Hadoop cluster on IBM SmartCloud

General Information

  • This course is free.
  • It is self-paced.
  • It can be taken at any time.
  • It can be taken as many times as you wish.
  • Labs can be performed on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise; however you will have to pay IBM for the use of this Cloud. As of the time of writing, there is a free trial.
  • Students passing the course (by passing the final exam) will have immediate access to printing their online certificate of achievement. Your name in the certificate will appear exactly as entered in your profile in BigDataUniversity.com.
  • If you did not pass the course, you can take it again at any time.


  • None

Recommended skills prior to taking this course

Grading Scheme

  • The minimum passing mark for the course is 60%, where the final test is worth 100% of the course mark.
  • You have 3 attempts to take the test.