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This course provides a technical overview of Apache Hadoop. It includes high-level 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 hands-on, instructor-led course.

This course is offered in both Live Instructor-Led format, or get started now with our FREE self-paced Apache Hadoop Essentials course.

View the Apache Hadoop Essentials Live Instructor-Led Training Schedule Register for the free Apache Hadoop Essentials Self-Paced Course


8 hours (online)

1 day (VILT)


100% self-- paced, online exploration (for employees, partners or support subscription customers)

 100% instructor led discussion


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

Target Audience

Data architects, data integration architects, managers, C-level 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 Schedule

Hortonworks University provides an immersive and valuable real world experience in scenario-based training Courses. Our classes are available both in classroom or online, from anywhere in the world.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course students will be able to:


Describe the case for Hadoop


Identify the Hadoop Ecosystem architecture


Data Management - HDFS, YARN


Data Access - Pig, Hive, HBase, Storm, Solr, Spark


Data Governance & Integration - Falcon, Flume, Sqoop, Kafka, Atlas


Security - Kerberos, Falcon, Knox


Operations - Ambari, Zookeeper, Oozie, Cloudbreak


Observe popular data transformation and processing engines in action: Apache Hive , Apache Pig, Apache Spark


Detail the architecture and features of YARN


Describe backup and recovery options


Describe how to secure Hadoop


Explain the fundamentals of parallel processing


Describe data ingestion options and frameworks for batch and real-time streaming


Detail the HDFS architecture


The demand for Big Data skills is increasing every day. Hortonworks offers a comprehensive Certification program to help establish your credentials. Get trained, Get Certified, Get Hired!

Hortonworks  University

Hortonworks University is your expert source for Apache Hadoop training and certification. Public and private on-site courses are available for IT professionals involved in implementing big data solutions.