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Introduction to Cloudera Data Warehouse: Self-Service Analytics in the Cloud with CDP


About This Module

This module introduces data engineers and data analysts to the Cloudera Data Warehouse (CDW) service. It introduces basic concepts, and then provides a choice to continue with a Data Engineer track, which shows how to create and tune important entities within CDW, or with a Data Analyst track, which shows how to access tables and views using different interface methods.

Module Length

This module includes 45 minutes of video content. Note: In order to complete the hands-on exercises for this course, students must have access to CDW through their organization.

Module Objectives

Through videos and hands-on exercises, learners achieve proficiency in CDW and develop the skills required to:

  • Identify the primary purpose and benefits of CDW
  • Access CDW and navigate different pages within it
  • Create a Database Catalog and a Virtual Warehouse in CDW (Data Engineer)
  • Describe how CDW scales automatically (Data Engineer)
  • Change settings for Hive and Impala Virtual Warehouses (Data Engineer)
  • Run a query using Hue or DAS with a CDW Virtual Warehouse (Data Analyst)
  • Connect to a Virtual Warehouse from the command line (Data Analyst)
  • Connect a third-party tool to a CDW Virtual Warehouse (Data Analyst)

Audience and Prerequisites

This module is designed for data analysts and data engineers. There are no prerequisites, though access to a working Cloudera Data Platform with CDW is required in order to complete the hands-on exercises.