Hadoop Foundations – Level 1

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Hadoop 101

Apache Hadoop is one of the hottest technologies that paves the ground for analyzing big data. Learn more about what Hadoop is and its components, such as MapReduce and HDFS. Come on this journey to play with large data sets and see Hadoop’s method of distributed processing.

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Why earn this badge?

This badge attests that the following skills have been obtained by the holder:
  • Has a basic understanding of Hadoop.
  • Can describe what Big Data is and the need for Hadoop to be able to process that data in a timely manner.
  • Can describe the Hadoop architecture and how to work with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)

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