With a wave of big data hitting South Africa, companies are fast realising the enormous benefits of using big data to address ever growing business challenges.

Built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, Cloudera Enterprise can help solve the toughest business challenges, delivering the right information to gain accurate, timely insights.

EOH, one of the world’s leading data experts, is now offering expert Apache Hadoop training through Cloudera University by enabling organisations to upskill and tackle the market with confidence.

This is the industry’s only truly dynamic Hadoop training curriculum that is updated regularly to reflect the state-of-the-art in big data.

EOH Cloudera Services Competency Manager Louis de Gouveia says more than 65 percent of the current Fortune 100 is using big data to drive business. “Also, according to a recent Gartner survey, more than 75 percent of companies are investing or planning to invest in big data in the next two years.”

Apache Hadoop itself is open source software, which also consists of a collection of additional software packages that can be installed on top of or alongside Hadoop. Additional components are also freely available, these include Apache Pig, Apache Hive, Apache HBase, Apache Spark, Apache ZooKeeper, Impala, Apache Flume, Apache Sqoop, Apache Oozie and many others.

Cloudera distribution of Apache Hadoop is the most widely adopted distribution that bundles popular open source projects. The distribution contains the Apache Hadoop stack in a single, integrated package with steady and reliable releases. Cloudera distribution of Apache Hadoop is a unified, secure, governed, managed and open package to accelerate a company’s use of the solution.

The Cloudera curriculum delivered by EOH will enable developers to learn the key concepts of scripting, analysing, maintaining and managing large volumes of data with Apache Hadoop solution powered by Cloudera.

Cloudera Apache Hadoop courses offered by EOH will include Developer Training for Spark and Hadoop, Cloudera Administrator Training and Data Analyst Training.

“Enterprise Information Management (EIM) is facing a major evolution in the form of big data, businesses need to come to terms with how to manage the increasing variety, volume and velocity of information,” he adds.

For more information or to register contact EOH Cloudera Services on (011) 607-8100 or email [email protected] or visit http://www.eohcloudera.co.za


More about EOH (www.eoh.co.za)

EOH has been listed on the JSE since 1998 and is one of the largest technology and knowledge services providers in South Africa and provides the technology, knowledge, skills and organisational ability critical to Africa’s development and growth. EOH’s 11000 staff members deliver end-to-end enterprise applications solutions, a wide range of outsourcing, cloud, managed services and business service offerings to customers across all major industries.

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