MapR Academy Offers Free Hadoop Training Videos, Documentation

New training academy offers easy, fast, free library of training videos to advance Hadoop adoption, usage.

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MapR Technologies, Inc., a Apache Hadoop distributor, has unveiled the MapR Training Academy, a free Internet-based source for training videos and documentation to help the Hadoop user community accelerate the use of Hadoop for more business users. MapR Academy provides an introduction to Hadoop as a Big Data analytics platform and delves into the architecture, design and administration of Hadoop.

Administrators will find a wealth of information about installing, deploying, and managing a cluster. Instructional videos coupled with free software downloads provide hands-on cluster management experience that will transfer to an enterprise setting.

Developers who want to learn the basics of MapReduce programming and Hadoop will discover a growing body of tutorials and instructions that show topics from basic parallel processing concepts all the way to writing Pig and Hive queries. Installation tutorials will help developers build a single-node cluster to work with, and run real MapReduce jobs directly.

Analysts and business users who want to know more about how Hadoop works for data analysis in a business setting will discover valuable materials about the capabilities and concepts of Hadoop, and what the future holds for big data.

For more information about the MapR Training Academy, please visit: www.mapracademy.com.