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.
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:
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.
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 of any of the courses listed below.
|User||101||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||There are several Clusters available in Qubole, what are the associated use cases and how do I select the right Cluster?|
|Admin||202||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||How can I be more efficient with my MapReduce memory usage and what are some best practices for Dynamic Partitioning?|
|Tez||101||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||How does Presto manage memory across queries, how can I prevent failure and how can I optimize Presto as an administrator?|
|Spark||101||120 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||How does Spark process data, why is Spark considered lazy and how does the structure of my code affect the Data Shuffle?|
|Spark||202||90 min||yes||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||120 min||yes||How does Spark allocate memory across and within Executors and how can I anticipate and manage the parallelism in my Cluster?|
|Spark||302||90 min||yes||What additional considerations can affect Spark performance and how do I know when I need to increase the Cluster power?|
|Spark||MLlib||90 min||yes||What is the Spark Machine Learning Library, how can I use it in Qubole and how do I create a Notebook Recommendation Engine?|
|Spark||Streaming||60 min||no||What is Spark Streaming, what is the associated architecture and how do we conceptualize Streaming development? What types of fault tolerance is available and how do we think about tuning Streaming?|
|HBase||101||120 min||yes||What is HBase and the associated use cases, how does HBase structure and store data and what are some documented Best Practices?|
|ODBC JDBC||—||30 min||no||What are the ODBC and JDBC drivers and how are these used for connectivity to Qubole for reporting purposes?|
Our Training lead – Alexander Aidun – is a Cornell Engineering Graduate who has spent his career working with technology and his free time working with people. Alex is passionate about course creation and interviews colleagues and customers when designing courseware to ensure the highest possible utility for students. Feel free to review Alex’s career and volunteer work via his LinkedIn page. Alex is available for customized course creation – please contact your account manager or email [email protected] to begin discussions about the work and costs associated with this option.