ADM 201 - Configure a MapR Cluster

The second course in the Cluster Administration curriculum. This course covers how to configure cluster users, topology, and volumes once the cluster has been installed. It also covers the basics of job logs and scheduling jobs.

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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 120 to 150 minutes
  • Option 2: Complete the course over a few days, 4 days of 30-45min/day

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

Syllabus

  • Lesson 4: Users, Groups and System Settings
    • Manage users and groups
    • LAB: Configure users and groups
    • Configure system settings
  • Lesson 5: Configure Topology
    • Define Topology
    • Configure node topology
    • LAB: Configure node topology
  • Lesson 6: Configure Volumes
    • Describe volumes and volume properties
    • Configure Volumes
    • LAB: Configure volumes and set quotas
  • Lesson 7: Job Logs and Scheduling
    • Configure logging options
    • LAB: Configure YARN log aggregation
    • Configure the fair scheduler

Prerequisites

  • Required:
    • Completion of ADM 200 - Install a MapR Cluster
    • 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 101 - Apache Hadoop Essentials
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 102 - 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 4 - Users, Groups, and System Settings
  • Quiz 4
  • Lesson 5 - Configure Topology
  • Quiz 5
  • Lesson 6 - Configure Volumes
  • Quiz 6
  • Lesson 7 - Job Logs and Scheduling
  • Quiz 7
  • 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 120 to 150 minutes
  • Option 2: Complete the course over a few days, 4 days of 30-45min/day

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

Syllabus

  • Lesson 4: Users, Groups and System Settings
    • Manage users and groups
    • LAB: Configure users and groups
    • Configure system settings
  • Lesson 5: Configure Topology
    • Define Topology
    • Configure node topology
    • LAB: Configure node topology
  • Lesson 6: Configure Volumes
    • Describe volumes and volume properties
    • Configure Volumes
    • LAB: Configure volumes and set quotas
  • Lesson 7: Job Logs and Scheduling
    • Configure logging options
    • LAB: Configure YARN log aggregation
    • Configure the fair scheduler

Prerequisites

  • Required:
    • Completion of ADM 200 - Install a MapR Cluster
    • 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 101 - Apache Hadoop Essentials
    • Completion of the on-demand course ESS 102 - 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 4 - Users, Groups, and System Settings
  • Quiz 4
  • Lesson 5 - Configure Topology
  • Quiz 5
  • Lesson 6 - Configure Volumes
  • Quiz 6
  • Lesson 7 - Job Logs and Scheduling
  • Quiz 7
  • 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