ADM 200 - Install a MapR Cluster


About this course

Learn Hadoop Operations: Cluster Administration with real-world system administrator concepts and practices, including planning, installation and configuration, load balancing and tuning diagnosing deployment issues, performance, setting up a Hadoop cluster with direct access NFS, snapshots, monitoring cluster health, resolving hardware issues and troubleshooting job errors.

Right for you?

  • For system administrators who are, or will be, in charge of installing, configuring, and maintaining a MapR cluster.

Are you ready?

  • Required
    • Basic to intermediate Linux knowledge, including:
      • The ability to use a text editor, such as vi
      • Familiarity with basic command-line options such a mv, cp, ssh, grep, cd, useradd
    • Access to, and the ability to use, a laptop with a browser and terminal program installed (such as terminal on the Mac, or PuTTY on Windows)
  • Recommended
  • Optional
    • Basic Hadoop knowledge

What's Next?


This course prepares you for the MapR Certified Cluster Administrator (MCCA) certification exam.


Lesson 1:
Prepare for Installation
  • Identify Node Types
  • Prepare and verify nodes
  • Lab: Audit the cluster
  • Test nodes
  • Lab: Run Pre-install Tests
  • Plan the service layout
  • Lab: Plan service layout
Lesson 2:
Install the MapR Distribution
  • Install the MapR Converged Data Platform
  • Lab: Install a MapR Cluster
  • Add a MapR license
  • Lab: Install a MapR license
Lesson 3:
Verify and Test the Cluster
  • Verify Cluster Status
  • Run post-install benchmark tests
  • Lab: Run synthetic benchmarks
  • Explore the cluster structure
  • Lab: Explore the Cluster