Hadoop, Part 1 of 4: Introduction and HDFS

with expert Kevin McCarty

Join Hadoop expert Kevin McCarty as he takes a high level look at Hadoop beginning with its history. Next, McCarty examines a number of key components in the Hadoop ecosystem used for storage, processing, data ingest, and transformation. He will show how Hadoop addresses problems that plague large systems such as failover and redundant storage as well as explore how an organization might incorporate Hadoop into their existing IT framework.

Intermediate | 1h 42m | July 01, 2016


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Kevin McCarty

Kevin McCarty is a computer professional with over 30 years of experience in the industry as a programmer, project manager, database administrator, architect, and data scientist. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with over 25 individual certifications in programming and database technologies and serves as the chapter leader of the Boise SQL Server Users Group. A former Army officer and Eagle Scout, he holds a doctorate in Computer Science and a lifelong love of learning.

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