HDP Overview: Apache Hadoop Essentials

A Technical Understanding for Business Users and Decision Makers
This course provides a technical overview of Apache Hadoop. It includes highlevel information about concepts, architecture,operation, and uses of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and the Hadoop ecosystem.  The course provides an optional primer for those who plan to attend a handson, instructorled course

Duration: 8 hours – on line only

Access: There is no cost to anyone who registers through our Learning Management System (LMS).

  • To enroll and take the on line training, please log into our LMS here.  
  • Please make sure that you register if you are a new user.     
  • If you already are an existing Hortonworks University LMS student, please log in here.
  • Once logged in, click on catalog, then search, enter HDP Essentials Online.

Target Audience:

Data architects, data integration architects, managers, Clevel executives, decision makers, technical infrastructure team, and Hadoop administrators or developers who want to understand the fundamentals of Big Data and the Hadoop ecosystem.

Course Objectives:

This course will cover :

  • Describe what makes data “Big Data
  • List data types stored and analyzed in Hadoop
  • Describe how Big Data and Hadoop fit into your current infrastructure and environment
  • Describe fundamentals of:
    – the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
    – YARNo  MapReduce
    – Hadoop frameworks: (Pig, Hive, HCatalog, Storm, Solr, Spark, HBase, Oozie, Ambari, ZooKeeper, Sqoop,
    Flume, and Falcon)
    – Recognize use cases for Hadoop 
    – Describe the business value of Hadoop
    – Describe new technologies like Tez and the Knox Gateway


  • No previous Hadoop or programming knowledge is required.Students will need browser access to the Internet.

Lab Content:

There are no required labs in order to complete this course. Attendees have the option of installing the Hortonworks Sandbox and working through the demonstrations.

Hortonworks offers a comprehensive certification program thatidentifies you as an expert in Apache Hadoop. Visithortonworks.com/training/certification for more information.

Hortonworks University
Hortonworks University is your expert source for Apache Hadooptraining and certification. Public and private onsite courses areavailable for developers, administrators, data analysts and otherIT professionals involved in implementing big data solutions.Classes combine presentation material with industryleading handson labs that fully prepare students for realworld Hadoop scenarios.

Additional Information

  • For availability of individual seats in our open enrollment classes please visit us at www.hortonworks.com/training
  • For more information around pricing and private on site training opportunities, contact us


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