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Intellipaat’s Big Data Hadoop training program helps you master Big Data Hadoop and Spark to get ready for the Cloudera CCA Spark and Hadoop Developer Certification (CCA175) exam, as well as to master Hadoop Administration, through 14 real-time industry-oriented case-study projects. In this Big Data course, you will master MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Oozie, and Flume and work with Amazon EC2 for cluster setup, Spark framework and RDDs, Scala and Spark SQL, Machine Learning using Spark, Spark Streaming, etc.

Collaborating with IBM

IBM is one of the leading innovators and the biggest player in creating innovative tools for Big Data Analytical tools. Top subject matter experts from IBM will share knowledge in the domain of Analytics and Big Data through this training program that will help you gain the breadth of knowledge and industry experience.

Benefits for students from IBM

  • Industry-recognized IBM certificate
  • Access to IBM Watson for hands-on training and practice
  • Industry in-line case studies and project work

Why take up this course?

  • Global Hadoop market to reach US$84.6 billion in 2 years – Allied Market Research
  • The number of jobs for all the US data professionals will increase to 2.7 million per year – IBM
  • A Hadoop Administrator in the United States can get a salary of US$123,000 – Indeed

Big Data is the fastest growing and the most promising technology for handling large volumes of data for doing Data Analytics. This Big Data Hadoop training will help you be up and running in the most demanding professional skills. Almost all top MNCs are trying to get into Big Data Hadoop; hence, there is a huge demand for certified Big Data professionals. Our Big Data online training will help you learn Big Data and upgrade your career in the domain.

Who should take up this course?

  • Programming Developers and System Administrators
  • Experienced working professionals and Project Managers
  • Big Data Hadoop Developers eager to learn other verticals such as testing, analytics, and administration
  • Mainframe Professionals, Architects, and Testing Professionals
  • Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and Analytics Professionals
  • Graduates and undergraduates eager to learn Big Data

Program Curriculum


1.1 The architecture of Hadoop cluster
1.2 What is high availability and federation?
1.3 How to setup a production cluster?
1.4 Various shell commands in Hadoop
1.5 Understanding configuration files in Hadoop
1.6 Installing a single node cluster with Cloudera Manager
1.7 Understanding Spark, Scala, Sqoop, Pig, and Flume

2.1 Introducing Big Data and Hadoop
2.2 What is Big Data, and where does Hadoop fit in?
2.3 Two important Hadoop ecosystem components, namely, MapReduce and HDFS
2.4 In-depth Hadoop Distributed File System – Replications, Block Size, Secondary Name node, High Availability and in-depth YARN – resource manager and node manager

Hands-on Exercise: HDFS working mechanism, data replication process, how to determine the size of a block, and understanding a DataNode and a NameNode

3.1 Learning the working mechanism of MapReduce
3.2 Understanding the mapping and reducing stages in MR
3.3 Various terminology in MR such as input format, output format, partitioners, combiners, shuffle, and sort

Hands-on Exercise: How to write a WordCount program in MapReduce? How to write a Custom Partitioner? What is a MapReduce Combiner? How to run a job in a local job runner? Deploying a unit test, What is a map-side join and reduce-side join?, What is a tool runner? How to use counters, and dataset joining with map-side and reduce-side joins?

4.1 Introducing Hadoop Hive
4.2 Detailed architecture of Hive
4.3 Comparing Hive with Pig and RDBMS
4.4 Working with Hive Query Language
4.5 Creation of a database, table, group by, and other clauses
4.6 Various types of Hive tables and HCatalog
4.7 Storing Hive results, Hive partitioning, and buckets

Hands-on Exercise: Database creation in Hive, dropping a database, Hive table creation, how to change a database, data loading, dropping and altering a table, pulling data by writing Hive queries with filter conditions, table partitioning in Hive, and using the Group by clause

5.1 Indexing in Hive
5.2 The map-side join in Hive
5.3 Working with complex data types
5.4 The Hive user-defined functions
5.5 Introduction to Impala
5.6 Comparing Hive with Impala
5.7 The detailed architecture of Impala

Hands-on Exercise: How to work with Hive queries, the process of joining a table and writing indexes, external table and sequence table deployment, and data storage in a different table

6.1 Apache Pig introduction and its various features
6.2 Various data types and schema in Pig
6.3 The available functions in Pig, Hive bags, tuples, and fields

Hands-on Exercise: Working with Pig in MapReduce and in a local mode, loading of data, limiting data to four rows, storing the data into files, and working with group by, filter by, distinct, cross, and split

7.1 Apache Sqoop introduction
7.2 Importing and exporting data
7.3 Performance improvement with Sqoop
7.4 Sqoop limitations
7.5 Introduction to Flume and understanding the architecture of Flume
7.6 What are HBase and the CAP theorem?

Hands-on Exercise: Working with Flume for generating a sequence number and consuming it, using Flume Agent to consume Twitter data, using AVRO to create a Hive table, AVRO with Pig, creating a table in HBase, and deploying Disable, Scan, and Enable table functions

  • Using Scala for writing Apache Spark applications
  • Detailed study of Scala
  • The need for Scala
  • The concept of object-oriented programming
  • Executing the Scala code
  • Various classes in Scala such as getters, setters, constructors, abstract, extending objects, and overriding methods
  • The Java and Scala interoperability
  • The concept of functional programming and anonymous functions
  • Bobsrockets package and comparing the mutable and immutable collections
  • Scala REPL, lazy values, control structures in Scala, directed acyclic graph (DAG), first Spark application using SBT/Eclipse, Spark Web UI, and Spark in Hadoop ecosystem

Hands-on Exercise: Writing a Spark application using Scala and understanding the robustness of Scala for the Spark real-time analytics operation

  • Detailed Apache Spark and its various features
  • Comparing with Hadoop
  • Various Spark components
  • Combining HDFS with Spark and Scalding
  • Introduction to Scala
  • Importance of Scala and RDDs

Hands-on Exercise: The resilient distributed dataset (RDD) in Spark, How does it help speed up Big Data processing?

  • Understanding Spark RDD operations
  • Comparison of Spark with MapReduce
  • What is a Spark transformation?
  • Loading data in Spark
  • Types of RDD operations, transformation and action
  • What is a Key/Value pair?

Hands-on Exercise: How to deploy RDDs with HDFS?, Using the in-memory dataset, using file for RDDs, how to define the base RDD from an external file? Deploying RDDs via transformation, using the Map and Reduce functions, and working on word count and count log severity

  • The detailed Spark SQL
  • The significance of SQL in Spark for working with structured data processing
  • Spark SQL JSON support
  • Working with XML data and parquet files
  • Creating Hive Context
  • Writing a DataFrame to Hive
  • How to read a JDBC file?
  • Significance of a Spark DataFrames
  • How to create a DataFrame?
  • What is schema manual inferring?
  • Working with CSV files, JDBC table reading, data conversion from a DataFrame to JDBC, Spark SQL user-defined functions, shared variable, and accumulators
  • How to query and transform data in DataFrames?
  • How a DataFrame provides the benefits of both Spark RDDs and Spark SQL
  • Deploying Hive on Spark as the execution engine

Hands-on Exercise: Data querying and transformation using DataFrames and finding out the benefits of DataFrames over Spark SQL and Spark RDDs

  • Introduction to Spark MLlib
  • Understanding various algorithms
  • What is Spark iterative algorithm?
  • Spark graph processing analysis
  • Introducing Machine Learning
  • K-means clustering
  • Spark variables like shared and broadcast variables
  • What are accumulators?
  • Various ML algorithms supported by MLlib
  • Linear regression, logistic regression, decision tree, random forest, and k- means clustering techniques

Hands-on Exercise: Building a recommendation engine

  • Why Kafka?
  • What is Kafka?
  • Kafka architecture
  • Kafka workflow
  • Configuring Kafka cluster
  • Basic operations
  • Kafka monitoring tools
  • Integrating Apache Flume and Apache Kafka

Hands-on Exercise: Configuring single node single broker cluster, configuring single node multi broker cluster, producing and consuming messages, and integrating Apache Flume and Apache Kafka

  • Introduction to Spark Streaming
  • The architecture of Spark Streaming
  • Working with the Spark Streaming program
  • Processing data using Spark Streaming
  • Requesting count and DStream
  • Multi-batch and sliding window operations
  • Working with advanced data sources
  • Features of Spark Streaming
  • Spark Streaming workflow
  • Initializing StreamingContext
  • Discretized Streams (DStreams)
  • Input DStreams and Receivers
  • Transformations on DStreams
  • Output operations on DStreams
  • Windowed operators and its uses
  • Important windowed operators and stateful operators

Hands-on Exercise: Twitter Sentiment Analysis, streaming using netcat server, Kafka– Spark Streaming, and Spark–Flume Streaming

  • Create a 4-node Hadoop cluster setup
  • Running the MapReduce Jobs on the Hadoop cluster
  • Successfully running the MapReduce code
  • Working with the Cloudera Manager setup

Hands-on Exercise: Building a multi-node Hadoop cluster using an Amazon EC2 instance and Working with the Cloudera Manager

  • Overview of Hadoop configuration
  • The importance of Hadoop configuration file
  • The various parameters and values of configuration
  • HDFS parameters and MapReduce parameters
  • Setting up the Hadoop environment
  • Include and exclude configuration files
  • The administration and maintenance of NameNode, DataNode, directory structures, and files
  • What is a File system image?
  • Understanding the edit log

Hands-on Exercise: The process of performance tuning in MapReduce

  • Introduction to the checkpoint procedure, NameNode failure
  • How to ensure the recovery procedure, safe mode, metadata and data backup, various potential problems and solutions, and what to look for and how to add and remove nodes

Hands-on Exercise: How to go about ensuring the MapReduce File System Recovery for different scenarios, JMX monitoring of the Hadoop cluster, How to use the logs and stack traces for monitoring and troubleshooting, Using the Job Scheduler for scheduling jobs in the same cluster, Getting the MapReduce job submission flow, FIFO schedule, and Getting to know the Fair Scheduler and its configuration

  • How do ETL tools work in Big Data industry?
  • Introduction to ETL and data warehousing
  • Working with prominent use cases of Big Data in the ETL industry
  • End-to-end ETL PoC showing Big Data integration with the ETL tool

Hands-on Exercise: Connecting to HDFS from the ETL tool, moving data from a local system to HDFS, moving data from DBMS to HDFS, working with Hive with the ETL tool, and creating a MapReduce job in the ETL tool

  • Working toward the solution of the Hadoop project
  • Its problem statements and the possible solution outcomes
  • Preparing for the Cloudera certifications
  • Points to focus on scoring highest marks
  • Tips for cracking Hadoop interview questions

Hands-on Exercise: The project of a real-world high-value Big Data Hadoop application and getting the right solution based on the criteria set by the Intellipaat team

Following topics will be available only in self-paced mode:

  • Importance of testing
  • Unit testing, integration testing, performance testing, diagnostics, nightly QA test, benchmark and end-to-end tests, functional testing, release certification testing, security testing, scalability testing, commissioning and decommissioning of data nodes testing, reliability testing, and release testing
  • Understanding the requirement
  • Preparation of the testing estimation
  • Test cases, test data, test bed creation, test execution, defect reporting, defect retest, daily status report delivery, test completion, ETL testing at every stage (HDFS, Hive, and HBase) while loading the input (logs, files, records, ) using Sqoop/Flume which includes but not limited to data verification, reconciliation, user authorization and authentication testing (groups, users, privileges, etc.), reporting defects to the development team or manager, and driving them to closure
  • Consolidating all the defects and creating defect reports
  • Validating new features and issues in Core Hadoop


  • Report defects to the development team or manager, and drive them to closure
  • Consolidate all the defects and create defect reports
  • Create a testing framework called MRUnit for testing of MapReduce programs
  • Automation testing using the Oozie
  • Data validation using the query surge tool
  • Test plan for HDFS upgrade
  • Test automation and result

Big Data Hadoop Course Projects

Working with MapReduce, Hive, and Sqoop

In this project, you will successfully import data using Sqoop into HDFS for data analysis. The transfer will be done via Sqoop data transfer from RDBMS to Hadoop. You will code in the Hive query language and carry out data querying and analysis. You will acquire an understanding of Hive and Sqoop after the completion of this project.

Work on MovieLens Data for Finding the Top Movies

You will create the top-ten-movies list using the MovieLens data. For this project,  you will use the MapReduce program to work on the data file, Apache Pig to analyze data, and Apache Hive data warehousing and querying. You will be working with distributed datasets.

Hadoop YARN Project: End-to-End PoC

Bring the daily incremental data into the Hadoop Distributed File System. As part of the project, you will be using Sqoop commands to bring the data into HDFS, working with the end-to-end flow of transaction data, and the data from HDFS. You will work on a live Hadoop YARN cluster. You will also work on the YARN central resource manager.

Table Partitioning in Hive

In this project, you will learn how to improve the query speed using Hive data partitioning. You will get hands-on experience in partitioning Hive tables manually, deploying single SQL execution in dynamic partitioning, and bucketing of data to break it into manageable chunks.

Connecting Pentaho with Hadoop Ecosystem

You will deploy ETL for data analysis activities. In this project, you will challenge your working knowledge of ETL and Business Intelligence. You will configure Pentaho to work with Hadoop distribution and load, transform, and extract data into the Hadoop cluster.

Multi-node Cluster Setup

You will set up a Hadoop real-time cluster on Amazon EC2. The project will involve installing and configuring Hadoop. You will need to run a Hadoop multi-node using a 4-node cluster on Amazon EC2 and deploy a MapReduce job on the Hadoop cluster. Java will need to be installed as a prerequisite for running Hadoop.

Hadoop Testing Using MRUnit

In this project, you will be required to test MapReduce applications. You will write JUnit tests using MRUnit for MapReduce applications. You will also be doing mock static methods using PowerMock and Mockito and implementing MapReduce Driver for testing the map and reduce pair.

Hadoop Web Log Analytics 

In this project, you will derive insights from web log data. The project involves the aggregation of the log data, implementation of Apache Flume for data transportation, and processing of data and generating analytics. You will learn to use workflow and do data cleansing using MapReduce, Pig, or Spark.

Hadoop Maintenance

Through this project, you will learn how to administer a Hadoop cluster for maintaining and managing it. You will be working with the NameNode directory structure, audit logging, DataNode block scanner, balancer, failover, fencing, DISTCP, and Hadoop file formats.

Twitter Sentiment Analysis

In this project, you will find out what is the reaction of the people to the demonetization move by India by analyzing their tweets. You will have to download the tweets, load them into Pig storage, divide the tweets into words to calculate sentiment, rate the words from +5 to −5 on the AFFIN dictionary, filter them, and then, analyze sentiment.

Analyzing IPL T20 Cricket

This project will require you to analyze an entire cricket match and get any details of it. You will need to load the IPL dataset into HDFS. You will then analyze the data using Apache Pig or Hive. Based on the user queries, the system will have to give the right output.

Movie Recommendation

In this project, you need to recommend the most appropriate movie to a user based on his taste. This is a hands-on Apache Spark project, which will include performing collaborative filtering, regression, clustering, and dimensionality reduction. You will need to make use of the Apache Spark MLlib component and statistical analysis.

Twitter API Integration for Tweet Analysis

Here, you will analyze the user sentiment based on a tweet. In this Twitter analysis project, you will integrate the Twitter API and use Python or PHP for developing the essential server-side codes. You will carry out filtering, parsing, and aggregation, depending on the tweet analysis requirement.

Data Exploration Using Spark SQL – Wikipedia Dataset

 In this project, you will be making use of the Spark SQL tool for analyzing the Wikipedia dataset. You will be integrating Spark SQL for batch analysis, working with Machine Learning, visualizing, and processing data and ETL processes, along with real-time analysis of data

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