Frequently Asked Questions

Browsing through the discussions of the last few months we decided to create an FAQ on the program to help answer some of the most common questions.

Apache Hadoop is 100% open source, and pioneered a fundamentally new way of storing and processing data. Instead of relying on expensive, proprietary hardware and different systems to store and process data, Hadoop enables distributed parallel processing of huge amounts of data across inexpensive, industry-standard servers that both store and process the data, and can scale without limits. With Hadoop, no data is too big. And in today’s hyper-connected world where more and more data is being created every day, Hadoop’s breakthrough advantages mean that businesses and organizations can now find value in data that was recently considered useless.

This course is designed for professionals aspiring to make a career in Big Data Analytics using Hadoop Framework. Software Professionals, Analytics Professionals, ETL developers, Project Managers, Testing Professionals and IT freshers are the key beneficiaries of this course.
We provide a complimentary Course "Java Essentials for Hadoop" to all the participants who enroll for the Hadoop Training.

No, Java knowledge is not required for Hadoop developer and admin. But basic Linux knowledge is required which we already include in our course. Developers can write their business logic in any programing lanaguage which can be integrated/deployed on Hadoop environment.

Yes, it is a complete classroom session wherein the Hadoop industry experts will be teaching you Hands-on the software itself. It is in-all an 8 weekend course which includes practical training on Software as well as Live projects related to Hadoop.
All our instructors are working professionals from the Industry, working in leading organizations and have real world experience in Hadoop. All these folks are experienced and trained by Edupristine to provide training so that they can deliver a great learning experience.

The classes are held on Weekends. Depending upon your batch timings, your classes will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays for 2 hrs on each day.Towards the end of the 8 week schedule, you will undergo a training project followed by a brief skill test.
In no event you will lose a lecture forever. You can also choose to attend the live class again with an upcoming Batch.

Once you join the course, your support will be for a life time. Even after the course completion, you can get back to the support team for any queries that you may have.

This is very much possible and you can pace it according to your needs. Plus we provide you a complimentary 'Java Essentials for Hadoop', an asset of 3 video lectures which you can cover in the first 2 weeks of the course before we reach the Map Reduce portion of the course. The 24*7 support will be available for 'Java Essentials for Hadoop'.

The Hadoop course at Mapping Minds is an 8-weekend course.
Yes, towards the end of the Course, you will be working on a Training project. This will help you understand how the different components in Hadoop are related to each other and how the data flows between the different components.

Yes you can install Hadoop on Mac using the VMPlayer but VMplayer is not free and the cloudera distribution on Mac has some limitations.
System Requirements - RAM: 4 GB; Processor: 64 bit processor

You may choose to install Hadoop on any kind of Unix machine such as Linux/Unix/Mac.
Primary system Requirements - RAM: Minimum 4 GB; Processor: 64 bit processor

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