Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop (CCAH) - Only 3 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your CCAH course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be CCAH trained in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be CCAH trained in record time
  2. Our CCAH course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass CCAH first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more CCAH. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn CCAH faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying CCAH with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,074 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study CCAH courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

Get the skills you need to operate and manage Hadoop clusters. The Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop (CCAH) certification proves that you have this knowledge.

From installation and configuration, to load-balancing and tuning your cluster; this accelerated course covers everything 33% faster than traditional training.

What will you learn?

You'll get the knowledge you need to pass the CCAH exam. Through lectures and hands-on exercises, you'll cover the following topics:

  • The internals of YARN, MapReduce, and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
  • Determining the correct hardware and infrastructure for your cluster
  • Proper cluster configuration and deployment to integrate with the data centre
  • How to load data into the cluster from dynamically-generated files using Flume and from a Relational Database Management System (RDMS) using Sqoop
  • Configuring the FairScheduler to provide service-level agreements for multiple users of a cluster
  • Best practices for preparing and maintaining Apache Hadoop in production
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, tuning, and solving Hadoop issues

Note: this course will cover content and practical tests to cover preparation to the exam. Firebrand cannot deliver the exam at our centre. Students will be provided with an exam voucher to take the exam.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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The Case for Apache Hadoop

  • Why Hadoop?
  • Core Hadoop components
  • Fundamental concepts HDFS

HDFS Features

  • Writing and reading Files
  • NameNode memory considerations
  • Overview of HDFS cecurity
  • Using the Namenode Web UI
  • Using the Hadoop File Shell

Getting Data into HDFS

  • Ingesting Data from external sources with Flume
  • Ingesting Data from relational databases with Sqoop
  • REST Interfaces
  • Best practices for importing data

YARN and MapReduce

  • What Is MapReduce?
  • Basic MapReduce concepts
  • YARN cluster architecture
  • Resource allocation
  • Failure recovery
  • Using the YARN Web UI
  • MapReduce Version 1

Planning Your Hadoop Cluster

  • General planning considerations
  • Choosing the right hardware
  • Network considerations
  • Configuring nodes
  • Planning for cluster management

Hadoop Installation and Initial Configuration

  • Deployment Types
  • Installing Hadoop
  • Specifying the Hadoop configuration
  • Performing Initial HDFS configuration
  • Performing Initial YARN and MapReduce configuration
  • Hadoop Logging

Installing and Configuring Hive, Impala, and Pig

  • Hive
  • Impala
  • Pig

Hadoop Clients

  • What is a Hadoop Client?
  • Installing and configuring Hadoop Clients
  • Installing and configuring Hue
  • Hue authentication and authorization

Cloudera Manager

  • The cotivation for Cloudera Manager
  • Cloudera Manager features
  • Express and Enterprise versions
  • Cloudera Manager Topology
  • Installing Cloudera Manager
  • Installing Hadoop using Cloudera Manager
  • Performing basic administration tasks using Cloudera Manager

Advanced Cluster Configuration

  • Advanced configuration parameters
  • Configuring Hadoop Ports
  • Explicitly including and excluding hosts
  • Configuring HDFS for rack awareness
  • Configuring HDFS high availability

Hadoop Security

  • Why Hadoop security is important
  • Hadoop’s security system concepts
  • What Kerberos is and how it works
  • Securing a Hadoop Cluster with Kerberos

Managing and Scheduling Jobs

  • Managing running jobs
  • Scheduling hadoop jobs
  • Configuring the FairScheduler
  • Impala query scheduling

Cluster Maintenance

  • Checking HDFS Status
  • Copying data between clusters
  • Adding and removing cluster nodes
  • Rebalancing the cluster
  • Cluster upgrading

Cluster Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • General system monitoring
  • Monitoring Hadoop clusters
  • Common troubleshooting Hadoop clusters
  • Common misconfigurations

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As part of this accelerated course, you'll receive the following exam voucher:

  • Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop CCAH CDH 5 (CCA-500)

The exam consists of 60 questions and must be completed within 90 minutes. You must have a passing score of at least 70% to get your certification.

Note: this course will cover content and practical tests to cover preparation to the exam. Firebrand cannot deliver the exam at our centre. Delegates will be provided with an exam voucher to take the exam.

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Included:

  • Official Cloudera courseware

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +34 911 23 77 24.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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This course is best suited to Systems Administrators and IT managers who have basic Linux experience. Prior knowledge of Apache Hadoop is not required.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +34 911 23 77 24 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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