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HDP Operations: Administration Foundations


About This Course

This course is intended for systems administrators who will be responsible for the design, installation, configuration, and management of HDP 3.0. The course provides in-depth knowledge and experience in using Apache Ambari as the operational management platform for HDP 3.0. This course presumes no prior knowledge or experience with Hadoop.

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Payment and Registration

You can purchase this course as part of our HDP Self-Paced Learning Library subscription or the Cloudera OnDemand Library subscription.


This course consists of a series of lesson slides, available as PDFs. (This course does not contain audio, narration, or video.)

Audience and Prerequisites

This course is intended for Linux administrators and system operators responsible for installing, configuring and managing an HDP cluster. Students must have experience working in a Linux environment with standard Linux system commands. Students should be able to read and execute basic Linux shell scripts. Basic knowledge of SQL statements is recommended, but not a requirement. In addition, it is recommended for students to have some operational experience in data center practices, such as change management, release management, incident management, and problem management. It is also strongly recommended that you complete HDP Overview: Apache Hadoop Essentials before taking this course.