Course outline

InfoSphere BigInsights Foundation

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 3 Days

This training course is for those who want a foundation of IBM InfoSphere BigInsights. It will give you an overview of IBMs Big Data strategy as well as a more detailed information on Apache Hadoop. It presents concepts required by a system administrator to work with the Hadoop Distributed File System and concepts of MapReduce that are required by a developer. It gives an introduction to the scheduling capabilities of Hadoop and how to use Oozie to control workflows and use Flume to load data into HDFS.

Curriculum relationship:

  • Programming for InfoSphere Streams V3 with SPL (DW720)
  • InfoSphere Streams Administration (DW730)
  • IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Analytics for Business Analysts (DW640)
  • IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Analytics for Programmer (DW650)

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, knowledge of Linux would be beneficial.

This intermediate training course is for those who want a foundation of IBM InfoSphere BigInsights and is designed for system administrators and developers.

Day 1

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to Big Data
  • Unit 2 - Introduction to InfoSphere BigInsights
  • Exercise 1 - Installing BigInsights
  • Unit 3 - Apache Hadoop and HDFS
  • Exercise 2- Exploring Apache Hadoop
  • Unit 4 - GPFS-FPO
  • Unit 5 - BigInsights Web Console

Day 2

  • Exercise 3 - BigInsights Web Console
  • Unit 6 - Introduction to MapReduce - continued
  • Exercise 4 - MapReduce
  • Unit 7 - Adaptive MapReduce
  • Unit 8 - Setup and Configurations of BigInsights Clusters
  • Exercise 5 - Hadoop Configuration

Day 3

  • Unit 9 - Overview of Oozie
  • Exercise 6 - Scheduling with Oozie
  • Unit 10 - Managing Job Execution
  • Unit 11 - Moving Data into Hadoop
  • Exercise 6 - Using Flume for Data Loading
This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
  • This schedule icon the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor Led Training (ILT) or a Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) depending on the indicated class availablity.
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