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Hadoop Admin Course Overview

The Hadoop admin training enables you to work with the versatile frameworks of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. This Big Data administrator course covers Hadoop installation and configuration, computational frameworks for processing Big Data, Hadoop administrator activities, cluster management with Sqoop, Flume, Pig, Hive, Impala, and Cloudera.

Hadoop Admin Training Key Features

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  • 56 hours of blended learning
  • Includes four real industry-based projects
  • Includes three simulation exams to test Hadoop administration skills
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Dedicated mentoring session from industry experts

Skills Covered

  • Hadoop distributed file system
  • Hadoop architecture
  • Hadoop cluster deployment
  • Hadoop computational frameworks
  • Big Data concepts
  • Hive, HBase Spark, and Kafka
  • Cloudera manager


By 2023, the Big Data analytics market is expected to reach $40.6 Billion, at a compound annual growth rate of 29.7-percent. With the world embracing digitalization, Big Data has a promising future. Professionals with expertise in Big Data have a high earning potential.

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    Hiring Companies
    Amazon hiring for Big Data Architect professionals in Austin
    Hewlett-Packard hiring for Big Data Architect professionals in Austin
    Wipro hiring for Big Data Architect professionals in Austin
    Cognizant hiring for Big Data Architect professionals in Austin
    Spotify hiring for Big Data Architect professionals in Austin
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    Amazon hiring for Big Data Engineer professionals in Austin
    Hewlett-Packard hiring for Big Data Engineer professionals in Austin
    Facebook hiring for Big Data Engineer professionals in Austin
    KPMG hiring for Big Data Engineer professionals in Austin
    Verizon hiring for Big Data Engineer professionals in Austin
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    Cisco hiring for Big Data Developer professionals in Austin
    Target Corp hiring for Big Data Developer professionals in Austin
    GE hiring for Big Data Developer professionals in Austin
    IBM hiring for Big Data Developer professionals in Austin
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Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 699

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content curated by industry experts
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Hadoop Admin Course Curriculum


There are growing job opportunities in Big Data and Hadoop. The course is ideal for systems administrators, IT managers, IT administrators and operators, IT systems engineers, data engineers and database administrators, data analytics administrators, cloud systems administrators, web engineers, and individuals who intend to design, deploy and maintain Hadoop clusters.
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There are no pre-requisites to take up the Big Data Hadoop Administrator certification course. However, a basic understanding of mathematics and statistics is beneficial prior to starting this course.
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Course Content

  • Big Data Hadoop Administrator Course

    • Lesson 00 - Course Introduction

      • 0.001 Course Introduction
    • Lesson 01 - Big Data and Hadoop - Introduction

      • 1.001 Big Data and Hadoop - Introduction
      • 1.2 Quiz
      • 1.003 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 02 - HDFS Hadoop Distributed File System

      • 2.001 Introduction to HDFS
      • 2.002 Internal Architecture and HDFS Workflow
      • 2.3 Quiz
      • 2.004 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 03 - Hadoop Cluster Setup and Working

      • 3.001 Hadoop Cluster Setup and Working
      • 3.002 Demo Getting Virtualization software and Linux disc images
      • 3.003 Demo Adding Machines to your VMBox
      • 3.004 Demo Installing Linux into Machines
      • 3.005 Demo Preparing your linux machines to Install Hadoop (Centos 6)
      • 3.006 Demo Preparing your linux machine(Centos 6)
      • 3.007 Demo Preparing your linux machines(Centos 7)
      • 3.008 Cluster Management Solution
      • 3.009 Demo Setting Apache Hadoop Cluster
      • 3.010 Demo Writing data to cluster and checking replication status
      • 3.011 Demo Setting up Linux machines in AWS EC2 to setup Cloudera Cluster
      • 3.012 Demo Setting Cloudera Cluster on your machines in AWS EC2
      • 3.13 Quiz
      • 3.014 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 04 - Hadoop Configurations and Daemon Logs

      • 4.001 Hadoop Configurations and Daemon Logs
      • 4.002 Hadoop Daemons or Roles
      • 4.3 Quiz
      • 4.004 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 05 - Hadoop Cluster Maintenance and Administration

      • 5.001 Introduction
      • 5.2 Demo - Commisioning Decommissioning of Datanodes in Cloudera Cluster
      • 5.3 Demo - Decommissioning and commissioning nodes in Apache Hadoop Cluster
      • 5.004 Balancing a Cluster
      • 5.005 Managing Services
      • 5.006 Managing Software Packages with Apache Hadoop
      • 5.007 Managing Role Instances
      • 5.008 Improvements in Hadoop Version 2
      • 5.9 Quiz
      • 5.010 Key Takeways
    • Lesson 06 - Hadoop Computational Frameworks

      • 6.001 Computation Framework
      • 6.002 MapReduce
      • 6.003 YARN
      • 6.4 Quiz
      • 6.005 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 07 - Scheduling: Managing Resources

      • 7.001 Scheduling - Managing Resources
      • 7.002 Capacity Scheduler
      • 7.3 Quiz
      • 7.004 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 08 - Hadoop Cluster Planning

      • 8.001 Hadoop Cluster Planning
      • 8.002 Cluster Setup Options
      • 8.3 Quiz
      • 8.004 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 09 - Hadoop Clients and Hue Interface

      • 9.001 Hadoop Clients and Hue Interface
      • 9.002 Overview of Hadoop User Experience (Hue)
      • 9.003 Hue Application Interfaces
      • 9.004 Demo Working with Hue
      • 9.5 Quiz
      • 9.006 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 10 - Data Ingestion in Hadoop Cluster

      • 10.001 Data Ingestion in Hadoop Cluster
      • 10.002 Structured Data Ingestion with Apache Sqoop
      • 10.003 Demo Using Sqoop to Import Data into HDFS
      • 10.4 Quiz
      • 10.005 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 11 - Hadoop Ecosystem ComponentsServices

      • 11.001 Hadoop Ecosystem Components - Services
      • 11.002 Demo Setting up Hive in Different Modes in Apache Hadoop Cluster
      • 11.003 H-Base
      • 11.004 Apache Kafka
      • 11.5 Quiz
      • 11.006 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 12 - Hadoop Security

      • 12.001 Introduction
      • 12.002 Implementation
      • 12.003 Service Level Authorization
      • 12.004 Demo Using Quotas to Control Amount of Data Written in HDFS
      • 12.5 Quiz
      • 12.006 Key Takeways
    • Lesson 13 - Hadoop Cluster Monitoring

      • 13.001 Hadoop Cluster Monitoring
      • 13.002 Hadoop Cluster Monitoring Metrics
      • 13.3 Quiz
      • 13.004 Key Takeaways

Industry Project

  • Project 1

    Scalability Deploying Multiple Clusters

    Help a company set up a new cluster on a set of machines and test the new cluster's working and applications.

  • Project 2

    Working with Clusters

    This project includes designing steps for enabling/disabling HA for namenode and resource manager in CDH as well as adding a user and granting read access to your Cloudera cluster.

  • Project 3

    Data Ingestion and Usage

    Demonstrate your capabilities by ingesting data from external structured databases into HDFS, working on data on HDFS by loading it into a data warehouse package like Hive.

  • Project 4

    Securing Data and Cluster

    An organization wants to safeguard its data on multiple Hadoop clusters. Prevent data loss from accidental deletions and enable access to critical data if any cluster is down.


Hadoop Admin Exam & Certification

Big Data and Hadoop Administrator Training in Austin, United States
  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Classroom:
    • Attend one complete batch.
    • Complete one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 80%.
    Online Self-Learning:
    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 80%.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free Big Data & Hadoop Administrator Exam Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

Hadoop Admin Course Reviews

  • Syed Ahmed

    Syed Ahmed

    New York City

    Excellent delivery of lessons and support is available when needed. Some courses are conducted live, with interactive classes and labs that help reinforce the lessons learned.

  • Peter Dao

    Peter Dao

    Senior Technical Analyst at Sutter Health, Sacramento

    The course provided an extensive lab and lecture.

  • Amit Goyal

    Amit Goyal


    Hadoop Admin course hits the spot with the content. I am a sys admin and wanted to move to Big Data Industry. Course immensely helped me to bridge the skills gap and become a Hadoop admin.

  • Suresh Chitithoti

    Suresh Chitithoti

    Princ. DBA at Symantec, San Francisco

    Excellent course! It was a good learning process.

  • Steve Jacobs

    Steve Jacobs


    A great value addition for anyone who is interested in becoming a Big data Hadoop Administrator.

  • Amit Kumar

    Amit Kumar


    Excellent certification course for building job relevant skillsets as a Hadoop Administrator. Course material is very relevant, demos provided are understandable, great examples and can be easily related.

  • Akhil Gupta

    Akhil Gupta


    I joined the Big Data Hadoop Admin course. With instructors who are experienced professionals, the course gave me a clear and complete picture of the Big Data Analytics pipeline. Thanks, Simplilearn team for the fantastic course. I was able to grab a 20% salary hike after this certification.

  • Sharath Chandra Reddy Manchala

    Sharath Chandra Reddy Manchala


    The reason I enrolled in the Big Data Hadoop Developer course with Simplilearn Is the course structure was good and it had everything in detail. It also has excellent instructors. The learning gave me lot of opportunities and helped me in growing my career.

  • Sanket Gujar

    Sanket Gujar

    Senior Associate - Projects (Teradata DBA) at Cognizant, Pune

    I had enrolled in SimpliLearn's Big data certification. The course content is very much aligned with market demands. The trainer and the customer support are very co-operative. All the online training materials and sessions are very helpful. Thanks for providing such a wonderful platform for learning.

  • Manoj Nirale

    Manoj Nirale

    Programmer Analyst at Cognizant, Hyderabad

    Trainer has great insights into the subject. Brilliant way of explaining the concepts which could directly fit into your brain. Blessed to get trained by such a Hadoop Admin Trainer and thanks to Simplilearn for creating this platform.


Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Hadoop Admin Training FAQs

  • Why Learn Big Data Hadoop Administration?


    The world is experiencing a digital transformation, and it indicates that the field of Big Data and Data Analytics would remain in a boom in the future. Big data and analytics is evolving and it has the potential to meet your career expectations by offering you great job opportunities.

    Professionals working in this field have attractive salary prospects, with the average salary for data scientists being $116,000. Even the beginners in this field get high salaries, the average salary package being $92,000 per year.

    Why become Big Data Hadoop Administrator

  • What skills you learn with Hadoop Administrator Certification Training Course?

    Learners who take the Hadoop Administrator training course in Austin can learn the following:

    • Understand Hadoop Administration activities and computational frameworks for processing Big Data
    • Work with Hadoop clients, nodes for clients and web interfaces like HUE to work with Hadoop Cluster
    • Understand security implementation to secure data and clusters.
    • Use cluster planning and tools for data ingestion into Hadoop clusters, and cluster monitoring activities
    • Utilize Hadoop components within Hadoop ecosystem like Hive, HBase, Spark, and Kafka
    • Understand the fundamentals and characteristics of Big Data and various scalability options available to help organizations manage Big Data
    • Master the concepts of the Hadoop framework, including architecture, the Hadoop distributed file system and deployment of Hadoop clusters using core or vendor-specific distributions
    • Use Cloudera manager for setup, deployment, maintenance, and monitoring of Hadoop clusters


  • What are the objectives of this course?

    The Big Data and Hadoop Administrator course in Austin is designed for you to master the basic and advanced concepts of Big Data. You can explore all the technologies related to the Hadoop stack and components of the Hadoop Ecosystem.

    You will also learn the following concepts of Hadoop:

    • Its Distributed File System
    • Processing and computational framework
    • Vendor-specific distributions like Cloudera
    • Core Hadoop distributions
    • how to set up, protect, and monitor clusters and their components such as Pig, Sqoop, Hive, Impala, and Flume
    • Need for cluster management solutions

  • Who should take Big Data Hadoop Administrator Certification Training Course in Austin?

    There are growing job opportunities in the field of Big Data across the world. The following professionals are recommended to take the Hadoop Administration training in Austin and have an in-depth knowledge of Hadoop:

    • Data Engineers and database administrators
    • Data Analytics Administrators
    • Cloud Systems Administrators
    • Web Engineers
    • Systems administrators and IT managers
    • IT administrators and operators
    • Individuals who intend to design, deploy and maintain Hadoop clusters
    • IT Systems Engineers

  • What Big Data Projects will you complete during the Hadoop Admin Training?


    To complete the Hadoop Administration training course in Austin, applicants need to work on any one of the following two projects:

    Project 1

    Scalability: Deploying Multiple Clusters

    Your company wants to set up a new cluster and has procured new machines; however, setting up clusters on new machines will take time. Meanwhile, your company wants you to set up a new cluster on the same set of machines and start testing the new cluster’s working and applications.

    Project 2

    Working with Clusters

    Demonstrate your understanding of the following tasks (give the steps):

    • Enabling and disabling HA for namenode and resourcemanager in CDH

    • Removing Hue service from your cluster, which has other services such as Hive, Hbase, HDFS, and YARN setup

    • Adding a user and granting read access to your Cloudera cluster

    • Changing replication and block size of your cluster

    • Adding Hue as a service, logging in as user HUE, and downloading examples for Hive, Pig, job designer, and others

    Applicants can also work on the following two projects to gain a hands-on learning experience in your Hadoop administrator journey:

    Project 3

    Data Ingestion and Usage

    Ingesting data from external structured databases into HDFS, working on data on HDFS by loading it into a data warehouse package like Hive, and using HiveQL for querying, analyzing, and loading data in another set of tables for further usage.

    Your organization already has a large amount of data in an RDBMS and has now set up a Big Data practice. It is interested in moving data from the RDBMS into HDFS so that it can perform data analysis by using software packages such as Apache Hive. The organization would like to leverage the benefits of HDFS and features such as auto replication and fault tolerance that HDFS offers.

    Project 4

    Securing Data and Cluster

    Protecting data stored in your Hadoop cluster by safeguarding it and backing it up.

    Your organization would like to safeguard its data on multiple Hadoop clusters. The aim is to prevent data loss from accidental deletes and to make critical data available to users/applications even if one or more of these clusters is down.

  • What are the System Requirements?


    Learners should have the following tools to run Hadoop:

    • 64-bit OS
    • 8GB RAM

    Simplilearn gives the necessary assistance in setting up a virtual machine with local access.

  • What are the modes of training offered for this course?

    The following modes of training are available for the Hadoop Administration training in Austin:

    • Online Self-Learning: consists of pre-recorded videos to be followed at a convenient pace.
    • Live Virtual Classroom or Online Classroom: Attend the instructor-led classes conducted through video conferencing saving the time


  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, the candidate is allowed to cancel his enrollment if necessary. The course price is returned after the deduction of the administration fee. For further details, our Refund Policy can be checked.


  • What payment options are available?


    Candidates can enroll for the Big Data and Hadoop Administration training in Austin by paying the course fee through:  

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • PayPal
    • American Express
    • MasterCard
    • Diner’s Club

    An automatically generated receipt will be given to the candidate via email.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Whom should I contact?

    The customer service representatives from Simplilearn can be contacted via the Contact Us form or the Live Chat option available on every page of Simplilearn website

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?


    Simplilearn has specific criteria for selecting the trainers who possess higher alumni rating. We ensure that the trainers are not only Big Data Hadoop certified, but also have 10+ years of teaching experience in the field of Hadoop Administration. Simplilearn appoints mentors after thorough profile screening and technical assessment along with a training demonstration.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • What if I miss a class?


    Simplilearn provides Flexi-pass which comes with the benefit of both self-paced and online classroom training. Using the Flexi-pass for Big Data and Hadoop Administration training in Austin, candidates can attend 15 instructor-led sessions for a span of 90 days. The sessions are moderated by mentors who are domain experts with relevant industry experience.

  • Are there any group discounts for classroom training programs?

    Yes, we have group discount options for our training programs. Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will give you more details.

  • What is Big Data and Hadoop?

    Big data refers to extensive data sets available to organizations; the goal is to leverage big data to make insightful organizational decisions. These data sets are so complex and broad that they can't be processed using traditional techniques. Hadoop is an open-source framework that allows you to efficiently store and process big data in a parallel and distributed environment. 

  • Who is a Hadoop Administrator?

    A Hadoop Administrator manages and administers the Hadoop clusters and all other resources throughout the Hadoop ecosystem. The job of a Hadoop Administrator is not visible to end-users. 

  • How can beginners learn big data and Hadoop?

    Hadoop is one of the leading edge technological frameworks that is being widely used for big data. Taking your first step towards big data is really challenging, which is why we believe you should become acquainted with the basics before pursuing your certification. Simplilearn maintains a collection of free resource articles, tutorials, and YouTube videos to help you to understand the Hadoop ecosystem. Our extensive course on Big Data and Hadoop Administrator will help prepare you for your future in big data.

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