Installation of Hadoop

Technical personnel with a background in Linux, SQL, and programming who intend to join a Hadoop Engineering team in roles such as Hadoop developer, data architect, or data engineer or roles related to technical project management, cluster operations, or data analysis


Expected Duration
151 minutes

Apache Hadoop is an open source framework for distributed storage and processing of large sets of data on commodity hardware. Hadoop enables businesses to quickly gain insight from massive amounts of structured and unstructured data. In this course, you’ll learn step-by-step instructions for installing Hadoop in a pseudo-mode and troubleshoot installation errors. You’ll learn where the log files are and more about the architecture. This learning path can be used as part of the preparation for the Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop (CCA-500) exam.


Configuration of User Environments

  • start the course
  • recall the minimum system requirements for installation

Pre-installation for Hadoop

  • configure the start-up shell and yum repositories
  • install the Java Developers Kit
  • setup SSH for Hadoop

Setup of Hadoop

  • recall why version 2.0 was significant
  • describe the three different installation modes
  • download and install Apache Hadoop
  • configure Hadoop environmental variables
  • configure Hadoop HDFS
  • start and stop Hadoop HDFS
  • configure Hadoop YARN and MapReduce
  • start and stop Hadoop YARN
  • validate the installation and configuration

Operations for Hadoop

  • recall the structure of the HDFS command
  • recall the importance of the output directory
  • run WordCount

Monitoring for Hadoop

  • recall the ports of the NameNode and Resource Manager Web UIs
  • use the NameNode and Resource Manager Web UIs

Troubleshooting of Hadoop Installation

  • describe the best practices for changing configuration files
  • recall some of the most common errors and how to fix them
  • access Hadoop logs and troubleshoot Hadoop installation errors

Practice: Hadoop Installation and Configuration

  • to install and configure Hadoop and its associated components





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