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Developing Solutions Using Apache Hadoop -Seattle-Nov 27-30

Hortonworks, Inc. & Guident

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Friday, November 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird (10% off includes exam voucher) Ended $2,515.50 $0.00
Full Course (includes exam voucher) Ended $2,795.00 $0.00

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Event Details

This four-day course provides Java programmers the necessary training for creating enterprise solutions using Apache Hadoop.   It consists of an effective mix of interactive lecture and extensive hand-on lab exercises.  


Course Objectives

At the completion of the course students will be enabled to perform the following: 

  • Execute an Apache Hadoop project from conception to completion.
  • Write a MapReduce program using Hadoop API
  • Utilize HDFS for effective loading and processing of data with CLI and API.
  • Understand best practices for building, debugging, monitoring and optimizing Hadoop solutions.

Certification exam will be available early Q1 2012.


Course Outline

Day 1

  • Overview
  • MapReduce Code
  • HDFS Intro
  • HDFS Admin
  • MapReduce – JobTracker, TaskTracker and 
  • Running Jobs

Day 2

  • MapReduce Combiner
  • MapReduce Partitioner
  • MapReduce Distributed Cache
  • MapReduce Streaming
  • MapReduce Data Handling 

Day 3

  • Pig Intro & Pig Latin Basics
  • More Pig Latin
  • Advanced Pig Latin
  • Embedding Pig with Python
  • Hive – Part 1 

Day 4

  • Hive – Part 2
  • HCatalog  
  • HBase
  • Enterprise Integration
  • Future of Hadoop

Extensive hands-on lab experience

Students will work through the following exercises using the Hortonworks Data Platform:

  • Running a Hadoop Solution
  • MapReduce Programming
  • HDFS
  • MapReduce in Operation
  • MapReduce with Combiner
  • MapReduce with Partitioner
  • MapReduce with a Secondary Sort and a Custom Comparator
  • MapReduce with Distributed Cache
  • MapReduce with Data Handling
  • MapReduce with Streaming
  • Using Pig for a Join
  • Using Pig for a Clustering Algorithm
  • Using Pig with User-Defined Functions
  • Basic Hive
  • Using Hive for a Join
  • HBase Basics
  • HCatalog Basics
  • MapReduce, Pig, and Hive in a Combined Solutions
  • Solving a Problem from Conception to Completion



Target Audience

Java is preferred, but experience in other programming languages such as PHP,C,C+ is sufficient

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Cancellation policy:

You must provide a written notice to Hortonworks at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the class if you cannot attend this class.  Hortonworks will transfer your registration to a future class of equal or lesser value.

Hortonworks can cancel up to 2 week prior to the course start date. In the event that the class is cancelled, we will work with you to apply your registration to another date or refund your fee in full.


Have questions about Developing Solutions Using Apache Hadoop -Seattle-Nov 27-30? Contact Hortonworks, Inc. & Guident

When & Where

Computer Classrooms
10604 NE 38th Pl
Kirkland, WA 98033

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Friday, November 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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Hortonworks, Inc. & Guident

Hortonworks is focused on accelerating the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop. Together with the Apache community, we are making Hadoop more robust and easier to use for enterprises and more open and extensible for solution providers. We also provide expert support and training.

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