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DW61: InfoSphere BigInsights Foundation

Code: DW61
Duration: 2.5 days

Description

This training course is for those who want a foundation of IBM InfoSphere BigInsights. It will give you an overview of IBM’s Big Data strategy as well as a more detailed information on Apache Hadoop. It presents concepts required by a system administrator to work with the Hadoop Distributed File System and concepts of MapReduce that are required by a developer. It gives an introduction to the scheduling capabilities of Hadoop and how to use Oozie to control workflows and use Flume to load data into HDFS.

Curriculum relationship:

  • Programming for InfoSphere Streams V3 with SPL (DW72)
  • InfoSphere Streams Administration (DW73)
  • IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Analytics for Business Analysts (DW64)
  • IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Analytics for Programmer (DW65)

Outcomes

  • Describe functions and features of InfoSphere BigInsights
  • List the capabilities of Hadoop and HDFS
  • Administer HDFS
  • Describe the use of MapReduce
  • Setup a Hadoop cluster
  • Manage job execution
  • Explain the Oozie workflows
  • Describe some scenarios for loading data into HDFS

Audience

This intermediate training course is for those who want a foundation of IBM InfoSphere BigInsights and is designed for system administrators and developers.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, knowledge of Linux would be beneficial.

Format

Classroom and hands on lab exercises.

This course is also offered as web-based training. Please contact us for more information.

Course available by request – please contact us for further details.