Cloudera - CCP Data Engineer



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26/9/2022 (Monday)


Learn how to build big data applications to solve real-world problems using Apache Hadoop and associated tools, in just 3-days.

On this accelerated CCP Data Engineer course, you’ll get the knowledge to build and design solutions that can ingest data, determine the appropriate file format for storage, process stored data, and present the results to the end-user. 

You’ll be immersed in your accelerated course with Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology. Get CCP Data Engineer certified - in just 3 days - and join an elite group of data engineers. You’ll also learn how to:

  • Convert data between file formats
  • Purge bad data
  • Filter, sort, join, aggregate and transform complex data sets
  • Create linear and branching workflows that include Hadoop/Hive/Pig jobs

You’ll follow the curriculum for Cloudera’s Designing and Building Big Data Applications course. This includes additional Firebrand material to prepare you for the CCP Data Engineer exam (DE575), which you’ll take as part of your accelerated course. This exam is covered by your Certification Guarantee.


Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass 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
  5. You’ll learn more. 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
  6. You’ll learn 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
  7. You’ll be studying 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 over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts



Application architecture

  • Scenario explanation
  • Understanding development


  • Identifying and collecting input data
  • Selecting tools for data processing and analysis
  • Presenting results to the user

Defining and using data sets

  • Metadata management
  • What is Apache Avro?
  • Avro schemas
  • Avro schema evolution
  • Selecting a file format
  • Performance considerations

Using the Kite SDK data module

  • What is the Kite SDK?
  • Fundamental data module concepts
  • Creating new data sets using the Kite SDK
  • Loading, accessing and deleting a data set

Importing relational data with Apache Sqoop

  • What is Apache Sqoop?
  • Basic imports
  • Limiting results
  • Improving Sqoop’s performance
  • Sqoop 2

Capturing data with Apache Flume

  • What is Apache Flume?
  • Basic Flume architecture
  • Flume sources
  • Flume sinks
  • Flume configuration
  • Logging application events to Hadoop

Developing custom Flume components

  • Flume data flow and common extension points
  • Custom Flume sources
  • Developing a flume pollable source
  • Developing a Flume event-driven source
  • Custom Flume interceptors
  • Developing a header-modifying Flume interceptor
  • Developing a filtering flume interceptor
  • Writing Avro objects with a custom Flume interceptor

Managing workflows with Apache Oozie

  • The need for workflow management
  • What is Apache Oozie?
  • Defining an Oozie workflow
  • Validation, packaging and deployment
  • Running and tracking workflows using the CLI
  • Hue UI for Oozie

Processing data pipelines with Apache Crunch

  • What is Apache Crunch?
  • Understanding the runch Pipeline
  • Comparing Crunch to Java MapReduce
  • Working with Crunch Projects
  • Reading and writing Data in Crunch
  • Data collection API
  • Functions
  • Utility classes in the Crunch API

Working with tables in Apache Hive

  • What is Apache Hive?
  • Accessing Hive
  • Basic query syntax
  • Creating and populating Hive Tables
  • How Hive reads data
  • Using the RegexSerDe in Hive

Developing user-defined functions

  • What are user-defined functions?
  • Implementing a user-defined function
  • Deploying custom libraries in hive
  • Registering a user-defined function in Hive

Executing interactive queries with Impala

  • What is Impala?
  • Comparing Hive to Impala
  • Running queries in Impala
  • Support for user-defined functions
  • Data and metadata management

Understanding Cloudera Search

  • What is Cloudera Search?
  • Search architecture
  • Supported document formats

Indexing data with Cloudera Search

  • Collection and schema management
  • Morphlines
  • Indexing data in batch mode
  • Indexing data in near real time

Presenting results to users

  • Solr query syntax
  • Building a search UI with Hue
  • Accessing Impala through JDBC
  • Powering a custom web application with Impala and Search

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CCP Data Engineer Exam (DE575)

You will be provided with five to eight customer problems, each with a large, unique data set and a CDH cluster. You will then have four hours in which to implement a technical solution to each problem that meets all functional requirements.

Additional information:

  • This is a hands-on practical exam using Cloudera technologies
  • You’ll get your own pre-loaded CDH cluster that includes:
    • Spark
    • Impala
    • Crunch
    • Hive
    • Pig
    • Sqoop
    • Kafka
    • Flume
    • Kite
    • Hue
    • Oozie
    • DataFu
  • Your CCP certification is valid for three years

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


You should possess in-depth experience developing data engineer solutions and a high-level working knowledge of data analysis. 

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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