Cloudera Essentials for Apache Hadoop

Get Started on Your Journey to Hadoop

Learn how Apache Hadoop addresses the limitations of traditional computing, helps businesses overcome real challenges, and powers new types of Big Data analytics. This series also introduces the rest of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and outlines how to prepare the data center and manage Hadoop in production.

Chapter 1: Introduction

In this introduction to the online course you will learn the objectives of the Cloudera Essentials for Apache Hadoop course, the basic principles of Apache Hadoop, and a little bit about Cloudera.

Chapter 2: Hadoop Basics

In this chapter you will learn the motivation for creating the Hadoop project, what Hadoop is and how it works, who uses Hadoop, and why you might consider Hadoop yourself.

Chapter 3: The Hadoop Ecosystem

In this chapter you will learn how the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) works, the purpose of YARN, and what features other parts of the Hadoop ecosystem provide.

Chapter 4: An Introduction to Hadoop Architecture

In this chapter you will learn the differences between master and worker nodes, the hardware requirements for each type of node, and how to think about capacity planning for your Hadoop cluster.

Chapter 5: Hadoop in the Real World

In this chapter you will learn several important use cases for Hadoop that are being contiguously deployed in production today.

Chapter 6: Managing Hadoop

In this chapter you will learn what tools are available to help you manage your Hadoop cluster, what issues to think about regarding the security of your Hadoop cluster, and the skills and training requirements for a Hadoop team.

Chapter 7: Conclusion

In this final chapter you will review what we've learned throughout this course, and learn about how Cloudera can help you along your Hadoop journey.

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