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MapR Offers Free Cluster Administration Courses and Discounted Certification Exam

October 17, 2018

Course series follows month-in-the-life of a cluster administrator, including installing, configuring, monitoring, expanding, and maintaining a MapR cluster

Santa Clara, Calif. – October 17, 2018 – MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry's leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced that MapR Academy has released a new, on-demand Cluster Administration course series and certification exam for MapR v6. To help learners gain quick proficiency, MapR is offering a limited-time discount price of $99 (usually $250) for the MCCA v6 Certification Exam.

The Cluster Administrator course series includes five core courses and two additional advanced courses. The core courses include:

  • Install a MapR Cluster
  • Store and Protect Cluster Data
  • Configure a MapR Cluster
  • Cluster Maintenance
  • Working with YARN

Data Engineers and Cluster Administrators can prepare for the new MapR v6 Cluster Administrator Certification Exam (MCCA) by taking these on-demand courses and downloading the free MCCA study guide. In addition to the limited-time discounted exam price, candidates will receive a one-time, re-take exam attempt - free.

“The Cluster Administration course series is a comprehensive and engaging learning experience, in which students click through interactive features and do lab exercises on a downloadable, virtual containerized lab environment that simulates a multi-node cluster,” said Gary Fluitt, senior director of partner enablement and certification, MapR. “Combined with the discounted exam and free exam re-take, these courses are the fastest and most cost-effective way for Data Engineers to get certified and demonstrate their skills. This offer is the best path for technical professionals to quickly widen their skills and become a more agile cluster administrator.”

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About MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies, provider of the industry's next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, enables enterprises to inject analytics into their business processes to increase revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate risks. MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT analytics, and container persistence. Global 2000 enterprises trust the MapR Data Platform to help them solve their most complex AI and analytics challenges. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other leading businesses are all part of the MapR ecosystem. For more information, visit

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Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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