MapR Academy - Hadoop Cluster Administration

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Hadoop Cluster Administration on MapR


  • Duration: 3 days
  • Format: Instructor-led training with a mixture of lecture and hands-on labs


Learn system administrator concepts and practices for Hadoop clusters running MapR. Topics include Hadoop and MapR architecture, HDFS and MapR-FS, planning, installing and configuring a Hadoop deployment, performance tuning, and diagnosing problems in your initial deployment. In addition to general concepts, this course covers MapR's enhancements to Hadoop, such as accessing data via NFS, managing data policy with volumes, and protecting and recovering data with snapshots and mirrors.


This course prepares you to take the MapR Certified Administrator (MCCA) exam to verify and certify your expertise.


  • Students should have basic understanding of system administration concepts.
  • Laptop with internet conenctivity


Day 1

  • Overview of MapR administration
  • Apache Hadoop & MapReduce
  • Explore the MapR Control System
  • MapR Architecture
  • MapR Volumes
  • Planning a Cluster

Day 2

  • Cluster Configuration
  • Accessing Data on Cluster including via NFS Managing Services & Nodes
  • Tuning MapReduce
  • Snapshots
  • MapR Installation

Day 3

  • Mirrors
  • Working with a Remote Cluster
  • Cluster Monitoring & Troubleshooting
  • Disaster Recovery
  • MapR Tables Introduction and Architecture
  • Working with MapR Tables


Target Audience

This course targets IT administrators and operators with at least basic Linux system administration experience.  Prior Hadoop experience is not required.




Teas, coffees & soft drinks and lunch provided.


Cancellation & Reschedule Policy

You must provide a written notice to Big Data Partnership at least 2 weeks' prior to the start of the class if you cannot attend this class. Big Data Partnership will transfer your registration to a future class of equal or lesser value.

Students who fail to cancel within 2 weeks' and/or do not attend the class, will not receive a refund and will be charged the full amount.

Big Data Partnership can cancel or reschedule at any time at our discretion. In the event that the class is cancelled or rescheduled, we will work with you to apply your registration to another date or refund your fee in full. Big Data Partnership is not responsible for non-refundable travel or other expenses incurrred by the student.

Contact Information

If you have any questions concerning this class, please do not hesitate to contact training@bigdatapartnership.com.

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