Welcome to MapR Academy Essentials, where you can take free introductory courses on a variety of big data topics. Select any course tile to register and get started. To access your in-progress courses, click on your profile in the upper right corner. There, you can view your transcript, download certificates of course completion, and re-open any courses you previously registered for. For more information on Academy Essentials and Pro, see the FAQ.

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ESS 100 – Introduction to Big Data
FREE
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ESS 101 – Apache Hadoop Essentials
FREE
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ESS 200 – MapR Administration Essentials
FREE
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ESS 300 – MapReduce Essentials
FREE
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ESS 320 – MapR-DB Essentials
FREE
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ESS 350 – MapR Streams Essentials
FREE
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ESS 360 – Apache Spark Essentials
FREE
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ESS 400 – Apache Drill Essentials
FREE
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MCDA Study Guide - MapR Certified Data Analyst
MapR Certified Data Analyst Exam Study Guide
FREE
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ESS 440 – Apache Hive Essentials
FREE
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ESS 450 – Apache Pig Essentials
FREE
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MapR Certified Data Analyst 1.9 (MCDA)
Certifies technical knowledge, skills and abilities required to use Hive, Pig and Drill for typical Data Analyst tasks. MapR exams are non-refundable.
$250
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MapR Certified Data Analyst (MCDA)
2 Courses
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MapR Certified Spark Developer (MCSD)
2 Courses
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MapR Certified Hadoop Developer (MCHD)
2 Courses
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MapR Certified HBase Developer (MCHBD)
1 Course
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MapR Certified Hadoop Developer 1.0 (MCHD)
Certifies specific technical knowledge, skills and abilities required to design, develop, deploy, and manage MapReduce programs in Java. MapR exams are non-refundable.
$250
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MapR Certified Cluster Administrator (MCCA)
2 Courses
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MapR Certified Cluster Administrator 5.1 (MCCA)
Certifies technical knowledge, skill, and ability to configure, deploy, maintain, and secure a Hadoop cluster. This exam covers the architecture of a cluster including preparing the nodes, data ingestion, disaster recovery, availability, management and monitoring. MapR exams are non-refundable.
$250
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MapR Certified Spark Developer 1.6 (MCSD)
This certification exam measures the specific technical knowledge, skills and abilities required to use Spark to process large datasets. MapR exams are non-refundable.
$250
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MapR Certified HBase Developer 1.0 (MCHBD)
This certification exam measures the specific technical knowledge, skills and abilities required to design, develop, deploy, and manage applications using HBase. MapR exams are non-refundable.
$250
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MCSD Study Guide - MapR Certified Spark Developer
MapR Certified Spark Developer Exam Study Guide
FREE
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MCHD Study Guide - MapR Certified Hadoop Developer
MapR Certified Hadoop Developer Exam Study Guide
FREE
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MCCA Study Guide - MapR Certified Cluster Administrator
MapR Certified Cluster Administrator Exam Study Guide
FREE