ADM 200 - Install a MapR Cluster

The first course in the Cluster Administration curriculum. This course covers pre-installation testing and verification, installing a MapR cluster, verifying the installation, and performing post-installation benchmarking.

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About this course

This on-demand course is designed to be flexible to fit your schedule. Each lesson and quiz takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete.

  • Option 1: Complete the course in one session, approximately 90 to 120 minutes
  • Option 2: Complete the course over a few days, 3 days of 30-45min/day

Lab activities take additional time and vary based on your system.

Syllabus

  • Lesson 1: Prepare for Installation
    • Identify node types
    • Prepare and verify cluster hardware
    • Lab: Audit the cluster
    • Test nodes
    • Lab: Run pre-install tests
    • Plan the service layout
  • Lesson 2: Install a MapR Cluster
    • 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

Prerequisites

  • Required:
    • Basic to intermediate Linux knowledge, including
      • The ability to use a text editor, such as vi
      • Familiarity with basic command-line options such as mv, cp, ssh, grep, cd, and 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:
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 100 - Big Data Essentials
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 105 - Apache Hadoop Essentials
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 110 - MapR Converged Data Platform Essentials
  • Optional:
    • Basic Hadoop knowledge

Certification

The courses in this curriculum prepare you for the MapR Certified Cluster Administrator (MCCA) certification exam.

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Prepare for Installation
  • Quiz 1
  • Lesson 2: Install the MapR Distribution
  • Quiz 2
  • Lesson 3: Verify and Test the Cluster
  • Quiz 3
  • Course Materials
  • MapR Certified Cluster Administrator Study Guide (MCCA)
  • Slide Guide (Transcript)
  • Lab Guide
  • Install a Patch to MapR
  • Join course discussions in the MapR Academy Community

About this course

This on-demand course is designed to be flexible to fit your schedule. Each lesson and quiz takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete.

  • Option 1: Complete the course in one session, approximately 90 to 120 minutes
  • Option 2: Complete the course over a few days, 3 days of 30-45min/day

Lab activities take additional time and vary based on your system.

Syllabus

  • Lesson 1: Prepare for Installation
    • Identify node types
    • Prepare and verify cluster hardware
    • Lab: Audit the cluster
    • Test nodes
    • Lab: Run pre-install tests
    • Plan the service layout
  • Lesson 2: Install a MapR Cluster
    • 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

Prerequisites

  • Required:
    • Basic to intermediate Linux knowledge, including
      • The ability to use a text editor, such as vi
      • Familiarity with basic command-line options such as mv, cp, ssh, grep, cd, and 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:
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 100 - Big Data Essentials
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 105 - Apache Hadoop Essentials
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 110 - MapR Converged Data Platform Essentials
  • Optional:
    • Basic Hadoop knowledge

Certification

The courses in this curriculum prepare you for the MapR Certified Cluster Administrator (MCCA) certification exam.

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Prepare for Installation
  • Quiz 1
  • Lesson 2: Install the MapR Distribution
  • Quiz 2
  • Lesson 3: Verify and Test the Cluster
  • Quiz 3
  • Course Materials
  • MapR Certified Cluster Administrator Study Guide (MCCA)
  • Slide Guide (Transcript)
  • Lab Guide
  • Install a Patch to MapR
  • Join course discussions in the MapR Academy Community