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Hadoop Fundamentals I

with Warren Pettit, Asma Desai

Hadoop Beginners

Time to complete:
4 Hours

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Hadoop Fundamentals I teaches you the basics of Apache Hadoop and the concept of Big Data. This Hadoop course is entirely free, and so are the materials and software provided. This is the third version of our most popular Hadoop course. Since Version 2 was published, several more detailed courses covering topics such as MapReduce, Hive, HBase, Pig, Oozie, and Zookeeper have been added.  We recommend you start here and then dig deeper into the specific Hadoop technology you wish to learn more about.

Learn Hadoop

This Hadoop course is designed to give you a basic understanding of key Big Data technologies. In this Hadoop tutorial, we first begin with describing what Big Data is and the need for Hadoop to be able to process that data in a timely manner. This is followed by describing the Hadoop architecture and how to work with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) both from the command line and using the BigInsights Console that is supplied with InfoSphere BigInsights.

This Hadoop course was recently tested and updated for BigInsights Quick Start 4.1 (IBM's edition of Hadoop).


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Course Syllabus

  • Introduction to Hadoop
  • Hadoop Architecture
  • Hadoop Administration
  • Hadoop Components

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 Cloud, or using a 64-bit system. If using a 64-bit system, you can install the required software (Linux-only), or use the supplied VMWare image.
  • More details are provided in the section "Labs setup".
  • 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.



Recommended skills prior to taking this course

Basic knowledge of operating systems (UNIX/Linux)

Grading Scheme

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