How should I prepare for the Hadoop Developer exam?

Discussion created by onelson on Oct 6, 2016
Latest reply on Jan 22, 2017 by srujith.reddy79

The MCHD - MapR Certified Hadoop Developer exam currently covers developing MapReduce applications in Java. The exam currently includes only multiple choice questions.


In order to prepare for this exam, you will need strong programming skills, ideally in Java. A minimum of two years experience programming in Java is recommended. There are many online courses to learn this language. Here are a few to get you started: 


Next, you will need to understand the Apache Hadoop ecosystem, Big Data, and the MapR Converged Data Platform. You can learn this from the Essentials Series:


Finally, you will need to learn how to develop MapReduce applications. You should complete this course series, and pay special attention to the lab activities:


Completing the instructor-led DEV 3000 - Developing Hadoop Applications course is also recommended, if possible.


You can also read the MCHD Study Guide - MapR Certified Hadoop Developer


Happy learning!