Big Data Hadoop Administrator

Course Code: 0111


The Big Data Hadoop Administrator Training program offered by Cognixia is designed to educate learners about how to configure, and manage the Apache Hadoop platform. The program takes a hands-on approach to the Hadoop Ecosystem consisting of YARN, Map Reduce, HDFS, Cloudera Manager and various Hadoop Clusters with Hive, HBase, Pigm Flume, and RDBMS using Sqoop. The course also covers how to monitor the Hadoop Distributed File System and Planning & Deployment.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom 
Duration: 12 days

Live Virtual Classroom 
Duration: 12 days

What You'll learn

Understand Big Data and Hadoop Ecosystem concepts

Learn to monitor the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)

Learn about proper cluster configuration and deployment to integrate with the data center

Discover how to allocate, distribute, and manage resources

Hands-on experience with the Hadoop Ecosystem on:

  • Working with YARN, Map Reduce, HDFS and Cloudera Manager
  • Determining the correct hardware and infrastructure for your cluster
  • Implementing high availability, failover and recovery
  • Setting up Name Node Federation
  • Configuring the Fair Scheduler to provide service-level agreements for multiple users of a cluster
  • Security and upgradation of the Hadoop cluster
  • Understanding integration of the Hadoop Cluster with Hive, HBase, Pig, Flume and from RDBMS using Sqoop
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, tuning and solving Hadoop issues


  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Introduction to Hadoop
  • Introduction to HDFS
  • Introduction to MapReduce
  • Introduction to YARN
  • Apache Hadoop installation and configuration
  • HDFS design/architecture
  • HDFS components
  • Rack awareness
  • HDFS read/write operations
  • Distcp
  • Commissioning and de-commissioning of nodes
  • MR overview
  • YARN architecture and advantages over MR
  • YARN job flow
  • YARN components
  • YARN schedulers
  • YARN log files
  • HDFS High Availability (HA)
  • Zookeeper Introduction
  • ResourceManager HA
  • Hive overview
  • Hive components
  • HBase overview
  • Difference between Hive and HBase
  • Introduction to Oozie
  • Overview of Sqoop/Flume
  • Security overview
  • Kerberos
  • Ranger
  • Overview of Hortonworks installation
  • Overview of HDPCA certification topics
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To make the most of the course, participants need to have a basic understanding of Linux/UNIX or be a System Administrator (Linux, Windows) or Server Administrator.

Who Should Attend

Cognixia’s Big Data Hadoop Administrator course is highly recommended for current and aspiring:

  • Data Engineers and database administrators
  • PL/SQL administrators
  • Network administrators
  • System administrators
  • Linux administrators
  • IT administrators and operators
  • IT Systems Engineers

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Participants will be awarded with an exclusive certificate upon successful completion of the program. Every learner is evaluated based on their attendance in the sessions, their scores in the course assessments, projects, etc. The certificate is recognized by organizations all over the world and lends huge credibility to your resume.