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Apache Flume Training by Skillzcafe is a comprehensive course designed to equip you with the skills needed to build a scalable, fault-tolerant data ingestion system using Apache Flume. This course will help you understand the basics of Apache Flume, how to configure it for different use cases, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Flume agents.

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Learn how to configure Flume for different use cases

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Create custom Flume sinks and sources

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Learn how to monitor and troubleshoot Flume agents

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Apache Flume architecture and components


Configuration of Flume agents for various use cases


Customization of Flume sources and sinks


Monitoring and troubleshooting Flume agents

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  • Overview
  • Architecture
  • Data flow mode
  • Reliability and Recoverability

  • Configuring individual components
  • Wiring the pieces together
  • Data ingestion

  • Network streams                                     

  • Consolidation
  • Multiplexing the flow
  • Configuration
  • Defining the flow
  • Configuring individual components
  • Adding multiple flows in an agent

  • Fan out flow
  • Flume Sources
  • Avro Source, Exec Source
  • NetCat Source
  • Sequence Generator Source
  • Syslog Sources
  • Syslog TCP Source
  • Syslog UDP Source
  • Legacy Sources
  • Avro Legacy Source
  • Thrift Legacy Source
  • Custom Source

  • HDFS Sink
  • Logger Sink
  • Avro Sink
  • IRC Sink
  • File Roll Sink
  • Null Sink
  • HbaseSinks
  • HbaseSink
  • AsyncHBaseSink
  • Custom Sink

  • Memory Channel
  • JDBC Channel
  • Recoverable Memory Channel
  • File Channel, Pseudo Transaction Channel
  • Custom Channel
  • Flume Channel Selectors
  • Replicating Channel Selector
  • Multiplexing Channel Selector
  • Custom Channel Selector

  • Default Sink Processor
  • Failover Sink Processor
  • Load balancing Sink Processor
  • Custom Sink Processor

  • Timestamp Interceptor
  • Host Interceptor
  • Flume Properties
  • Property

  • Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
  • Handling agent failures
  • Compatibility
  • HDFS
  • AVRO
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Target Audience:

  • Data engineers
  • Data analysts
  • Software engineers
  • IT professionals
  • Big data enthusiasts
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  • Familiarity with Linux command-line interface
  • Knowledge of Java programming language
  • Basic understanding of Hadoop ecosystem and its components
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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain proficiency in Apache Flume
  • Hands-on experience with Flume agents
  • Develop skills to build a scalable and fault-tolerant data ingestion system
  • Enhance your job prospects in big data and Hadoop ecosystem 
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • The course does not have an exam or certification to pass.
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Certification path:

  • There are no specific certifications required to learn Apache Flume.
  • However, having a certification in Hadoop ecosystem or big data technologies will be beneficial.
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Career options:

  • Big Data Engineer
  • Hadoop Developer
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist

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Apache Flume is a distributed system for efficiently collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of log data from different sources to a centralized data store.

Familiarity with Linux command-line interface, knowledge of Java programming language, and basic understanding of Hadoop ecosystem and its components are the prerequisites for this course.

No, there is no specific certification for this course. However, having a certification in Hadoop ecosystem or big data technologies will be beneficial.

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