Course Summary

This instructor-led course provides the technical background you need to manage and scale a BigConnect Big Data cluster in a development or production environment. You will get comprehensive understanding of all the steps necessary to operate and maintain Hadoop, BigConnect and Spark clusters,

From installation and configuration through load balancing and tuning, this training course is the best preparation for the real-world challenges faced by BigConnect administrators.

After completing this course, you will be well on your way to becoming a BigConnect Administrator.

Topics covered

  • BigConnect Overview
  • Getting Started with BigConnect
  • The internals of YARN, MapReduce, HDFS, Spark, Accumulo
  • Capacity Planning - Determining the correct hardware and infrastructure for your cluster
  • Proper cluster configuration and deployment to integrate with the data center
  • Planning and implementing Disaster Recovery
  • Best practices for preparing and maintaining Apache Hadoop in production
  • Securing the BigConnect deployment
  • Cluster maintenance and monitoring
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, tuning, and solving Hadoop issues

Course Details


This course is best suited to systems administrators and IT managers who have basic Linux experience.


4 Days | 4 hours per day


Some familiarity with basic Linux command-line.


  • Mac, Linux, or Windows
  • Latest version of Chrome or Firefox (Safari is not 100% supported)
  • Stable internet connection
  • Disable any ad-blockers and restart your browser before class