How should I prepare for the HBase Developer exam?

Discussion created by onelson on Oct 6, 2016

The MCHBD - MapR Certified HBase Developer exam covers developing applications for HBase 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 background in computer science, Linux, and previous Java programming experience 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 HBase applications. You should complete these courses, and pay special attention to the lab activities:


Completing the instructor-led DEV 3200 - HBase Applications Design and Build course is also recommended, if possible.


Happy learning!