Apache NiFi for Developers Training Course

Course Code

nifidev

Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements

  • Java programming experience
  • Experience with Maven

Overview

Apache NiFi (Hortonworks DataFlow) is a real-time integrated data logistics and simple event processing platform that enables the moving, tracking and automation of data between systems. It is written using flow-based programming and provides a web-based user interface to manage dataflows in real time.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn the fundamentals of flow-based programming as they develop a number of demo extensions, components and processors using Apache NiFi.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand NiFi's architecture and dataflow concepts
  • Develop extensions using NiFi and third-party APIs
  • Custom develop their own Apache Nifi processor
  • Ingest and process real-time data from disparate and uncommon file formats and data sources

Audience

  • Developers
  • Data engineers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice

Course Outline

Introduction
    Data at rest vs data in motion

Overview of big data tools and technologies
    Hadoop (HDFS and MapReduce) and Spark

Installing and configuring NiFi

Overview of NiFi architecture

Development approaches
    Application development tools and mindset
    Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) tools and mindset

Design considerations

Components, events, and processor patterns

Exercise: Streaming data feeds into HDFS

Error Handling

Controller Services

Exercise: Ingesting data from IoT devices using web-based APIs

Exercise: Developing a custom Apache Nifi processor using JSON

Testing and troubleshooting

Contributing to Apache NiFi

Closing remarks

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