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Introduction to Hadoop for Managers

Course Summary

The Introduction to Hadoop for Managers training course is designed to demonstrate a foundational understanding of Hadoop for managers.

The course begins by examining what Hadoop technology entails and how it impacts organizations. Next, it describes how to use the technology to gain competitive advantage, save time and money, and solve data problems. The course concludes with focusing on giving a high-level overview of Hadoop and common technologies used with Hadoop like Hive, Pig, HBase, Sqoop, Flume, and Hue.

Learn how Hadoop fits into organization infrastructures.
Managers needing to understand the capabilities of Hadoop.
Project Manager - Technical Manager
Skill Level
Hack-a-thon - Learning Spikes - Workshops
1 Day
Related Technologies
Java | Hadoop | Apache


Productivity Objectives
  • Recognize reasons to use Hadoop
  • Research the Hadoop platform
  • Apply Hadoop in existing environments
  • Administer a Hadoop cluster
  • Determine what costs and resources are needed

What You'll Learn:

In the Introduction to Hadoop for Managers training course, you'll learn:
  • Why Hadoop?
    • The motivation for Hadoop
    • Use cases and case studies about Hadoop
  • The Hadoop Platform
    • MapReduce and HDFS
    • Hive
    • Pig
    • HBase
    • Sqoop
    • Flume
    • Hue
    • Hadoop distributions and how to choose one
  • The Big Picture: How Hadoop Fits into Your Architecture
    • How Hadoop can augment an existing environment
    • Relational databases
    • SANs
    • OLAP
  • Operations: Managing a Hadoop Cluster
    • What people resources are required
    • What training will be required
    • What physical resources are required
    • What this will cost an organization
    • How Hadoop scales for growth
“I appreciated the instructor's technique of writing live code examples rather than using fixed slide decks to present the material.”


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