Qubole Education

Self Service Education

Get started with Qubole’s Self Service Education offering by selecting the link below to navigate and enroll in the available courses which features videos, exercises and quizzes. Please be aware that currently the Self Service Education environment is not yet tied to the Qubole product therefore you will need to create an additional login. We do recommend signing up with the email address used for QDS when this integration occurs.

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QDS Walk Throughs

Qubole provides access to In Application Tutorials which provide high level overviews of the functionality within the application via a lightweight walkthrough widget. The structure of the environment as well as how to navigate are reviewed in the In Application Tutorials. These are available via the Help Center inside of Qubole – we recommend beginning with the below:

“Getting Started” Walk Through

Free Public Courses

Qubole provides free instructor led public courses which include demonstrations and access to a training space for exercises. Please scroll down to view the current schedule and access registration links. Please register with the email address you use to log into the Qubole product. Registration is manually accepted and upon approval a confirmation email will be sent. All times stated in Eastern Standard Time.

Course Title Date & Registration Link
Spark 101 12/19 @2pm
Hive 101 12/19 @11am
Tez 101 11/30 @ 2pm
Tez 101 12/21 @ 11am
HBase 101 11/30 @ 10am
Admin 101 12/5 @2pm
Admin 201 12/21 @2pm
User 101 12/5 @11am

Private Course Delivery

Qubole has over 30 hours of training content and instructors are available for private remote or in person delivery of materials. Please contact [email protected] to schedule private training sessions.

Course Number Analyst Engineer Scientist Admin Questions Answered
User 101 x x x What is Qubole, what are the features available to me as a user and how does it interact with AWS on my behalf?
Admin 101 x x x What is a Cluster, what are the features available to me as an administrator and how do I manage the Users in my environment?
Admin 201 x x x There are several Clusters available in Qubole, what are the associated use cases and how do I select the right Cluster?
Admin 202 x x x How can Task Focused Analysis help me achieve my desired parallelism and select the best Instance Type while estimating the expected cost of running my Cluster for an hour?
Hive 101 x x x What is Hive, how does MapReduce work and how should I think about writing SQL in Hive since it gets converted to MapReduce?
Hive 201 x x x I understand the basics of writing SQL in Hive, how can I control the MapReduce produced by Hive in response to the SQL I write?
Hive 202 x x x How can I be more efficient with my MapReduce memory usage and what are some best practices for Dynamic Partitioning?
Tez 101 x x What is Tez, how does it differ from traditional MapReduce, what is the use case for Tez and how can I use it in Qubole?
Presto 101 x What is Presto, what are the features available to me as a user and how can I optimize my Presto performance as an analyst?
Presto 201 x x How does Presto manage memory across queries, how can I prevent failure and how can I optimize Presto as an administrator?
Spark 101 x x x x What is Spark and the associated use cases, what are RDDs, Data Frames and Executors and how do I use Spark and Notebooks?
Spark 201 x x x x How does Spark process data, why is Spark considered lazy and how does the structure of my code affect the Data Shuffle?
Spark 202 x x x x How does the Spark Application UI support analysis of the Spark jobs as well as the behavior of the Stages, Tasks and Data Shuffle?
Spark 301 x x x How does Spark allocate memory across and within Executors and how can I anticipate and manage the parallelism in my Cluster?
Spark 302 x x x What additional considerations can affect Spark performance and how do I know when I need to increase the Cluster power?
Spark MLlib x What is the Spark Machine Learning Library, how can I use it in Qubole and how do I create a Notebook Recommendation Engine?
HBase 101 x x What is HBase and the associated use cases, how does HBase structure and store data and what are some documented Best Practices?