Designing and Building Big Data Applications

Developing Converged Applications with an Enterprise Data Hub

Cloudera University’s four-day course for designing and building Big Data applications prepares you to analyze and solve real-world problems using Apache Hadoop and associated tools in the enterprise data hub. This course is part of the developer learning path.



 Cloudera University is establishing a level of structure in an emerging field. Effectively framing the role helps hiring, assigning, and developing the data professionals that are going to be required by industry as Big Data strategies become pervasive. 

– Samsung

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Advance Your Ecosystem Expertise

You will work through the entire process of designing and building solutions, including ingesting data, determining the appropriate file format for storage, processing the stored data, and presenting the results to the end-user in an easy-to-digest form. Go beyond MapReduce to use additional elements of the enterprise data hub and develop converged applications that are highly relevant to the business.

Hands-On Hadoop

Through instructor-led discussion and interactive, hands-on exercises, participants will navigate the Hadoop ecosystem, learning topics such as:

  • Creating a data set with the Kite SDK
  • Developing custom Flume components for data ingestion
  • Managing a multi-stage workflow with Oozie
  • Analyzing data with Crunch
  • Writing user-defined functions for Hive and Impala
  • Transforming data with Morphlines
  • Indexing data with Cloudera Search

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Audience & Prerequisites

This course is best suited to developers, engineers, and architects who want to use Hadoop and related tools to solve real-world problems. Participants should have already attended Cloudera Developer Training for Apache Hadoop or have equivalent practical experience. Good knowledge of Java and basic familiarity with Linux are required. Experience with SQL is helpful.

Developer Certification

Upon completion of the course, attendees are encouraged to continue their study and register for the Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCDH) exam. Certification is a great differentiator; it helps establish you as a leader in the field, providing employers and customers with tangible evidence of your skills and expertise.

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Private Training

We also provide private training at your site, at your pace, and tailored to your needs.

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Advance Your Career

Big Data engineers are among the world's most in-demand and highly-compensated technical roles. Check out some of the job opportunities currently listed that match the professional profile, many of which seek CCDH qualification.

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Meet the Instructor: Bruce Martin

All of the collected experiences of my career in technology feel truly worth it when I see folks building machine learning applications that enhance outcomes in healthcare and education.

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Meet the Instructor: Glynn Durham

Hadoop is clearly an important platform that helps users succeed in more ways with more data. But let’s be clear: it’s the data that’s most important.

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