Deploying a Hadoop Cluster

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Deploying a Hadoop Cluster

What is the course about?

Deploying a Hadoop Cluster
The course Deploying a Hadoop Cluster is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Learn how to tackle big data problems with your own Hadoop clusters! In this course, you’ll deploy Hadoop clusters in the cloud and use them to gain insights from large datasets.

Course description
  • Deploying a Hadoop Cluster
  • 3 weeks
  • Analyze Data with Hadoop and MapReduce
  • Deploying a Hadoop cluster on Amazon EC2
  • Deploy a Hadoop cluster with Ambari
  • On-demand Hadoop clusters
  • Analyzing a big dataset with Hadoop and MapReduce
  • Learn how to deploy a small Hadoop cluster on Amazon EC2 instances.
  • Use Apache Ambari to automatically deploy a larger, more powerful Hadoop cluster.
  • Use Amazon’s ElasticMapReduce to deploy a Hadoop cluster on-demand.
  • Use Hadoop and MapReduce to analyze a 150 GB dataset of Wikipedia page views.
  • This course is intended for students with some experience with Hadoop and MapReduce, Python, and bash commands.
  • You’ll have to be able to work with HDFS and write MapReduce programs. You can learn about these in our Intro to Hadoop and MapReduce course.
  • The MapReduce programs in the course are written in Python. It is possible to use Java and other languages, but we suggest using Python, on the level of our Intro to Computer Science course.
  • You’ll also be using remote cloud machines, so you’ll need to know these bash commands:
  • You’ll also need to be able to work in an editor such as vim or nano. You can learn about these in our Linux Command Line Basics course.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Using massive datasets to guide decisions is becoming more and more important for modern businesses. Hadoop and MapReduce are fundamental tools for working with big data. By knowing how to deploy your own Hadoop clusters, you’ll be able to start exploring big data on your own.

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Deploying a Hadoop Cluster

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Computer Science, Programming

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Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Deploying a Hadoop Cluster

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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