Introduction to Hadoop for Managers

The Introduction to Hadoop for Managers training course is designed to equip managers and other decision makers with an understanding of Hadoop.

To fully understand the impact Hadoop has on your organization’s infrastructure, it is critical to understand its business benefits, required resources, and potential uses. In this course, you will gain a thorough understanding of what the technology is and how it would impact their organizations. You will learn how to use the technology to gain competitive advantage, save time and money, and solve data problems.  The course focuses on giving a high-level overview of Hadoop and common technologies used with Hadoop like Hive, Pig, HBase, Sqoop, Flume, and Hue.

Course Summary

Understand how Hadoop fits into your infrastructure.
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Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

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1 Day
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Understand reasons to use Hadoop
  • Understand the Hadoop platform
  • Know how to work with Hadoop in your existing environment
  • Know how to manage a Hadoop cluster, including determining what costs and other resources are needed
Introduction to Hadoop for Managers is part of the Apache Training curriculum.

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 Your 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 Your Organization
    • How It Scales for Growth

Meet Your Instructor

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Michael is a practicing software developer, course developer, and trainer with DevelopIntelligence. For the majority of his career, Michael has designed and implemented large-scale, enterprise-grade, Java-based applications at major telecommunications and Internet companies, such as Level3 Communications, US West/Qwest/Century Link, Orbitz, and others.

Michael has a passion for learning new technologies, patterns, and paradigms (or, he has a tendency to get bored or disappointed with current ones)....

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Rich is a full-stack generalist with a deep and wide background in architecture, development and maintenance of web-scale, mission-critical custom applications, and building / leading extraordinary technology teams.

He has spent about equal thirds of his two decade career in the Fortune 500, government, and start-up arenas, where he’s served as everything from the trench-level core developer to VP of Engineering. He currently spends the majority of his time sharing his knowledge about Amazon Web...

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Mark is an experienced/hands-on BigData architect. He has been developing software for over 20 years in a variety of technologies (enterprise, web, HPC) and for a variety of verticals (healthcare, O&G, legal, financial). He currently focuses on Hadoop, BigData, NOSQL and Amazon Cloud Services. Mark has been doing Hadoop training for individuals and corporations; his classes are hands-on and draw heavily on his industry experience.
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Sujee has been developing software for 15 years. In the last few years he has been consulting and teaching Hadoop, NOSQL and Cloud technologies. Sujee stays active in Hadoop / Open Source community. He runs a developer focused meetup and Hadoop hackathons called ‘Big Data Gurus’. He has presented at variety of meetups. Sujee contributes to Hadoop project and other open source projects. He writes about Hadoop and other technologies on his website.

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Andrew is a mathematician turned software engineer who loves building systems. After graduating with a PhD in pure math, he became fascinated by software startups and has since spent 20 years learning. During this period, he’s worked on a wide variety of projects and platforms, including big data analytics, enterprise optimization, mathematical finance, cross-platform middleware, and medical imaging.

In 2001, Andrew served as company architect at ProfitLogic, a pricing optimization startup...

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