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Cloudera, the commercial Hadoop™ company, today announced the Cloudera Certified Hadoop Professional (CCHP) credential

BURLINGAME, CA–(Marketwire – May 28, 2009) – Cloudera, the commercial Hadoop™ company, today announced the Cloudera Certified Hadoop Professional (CCHP) credential — the industry’s first certification program for Hadoop and MapReduce. The certification program documents and tests the recipients understanding of big data analysis and how to manage big data using the Hadoop platform.

The CCHP credential requires successful completion of a test administered by Cloudera — after which the passing participant’s test date is registered and available for third party CCHP certification. The first CCHP test is scheduled forJune 23rd, 2009 in Washington, DC and costs $499 to register.

“For those working with Hadoop and MapReduce, a CCHP certification serves to establish them as a trusted and valuable resource,” said Christophe Bisciglia, Founder at Cloudera. “Developers, technical leaders, and data management specialists can use a CCHP credential to demonstrate their experience with Hadoop and MapReduce while customers can reduce risk by relying on contractors and suppliers who retain current Cloudera Certification for their personnel.”

This CCHP test focuses on the basic principles of large-scale data processing with Hadoop and MapReduce. Specifically, it will cover:

* Hadoop Basics
* Data Import / Export
* MapReduce Algorithms and Applications
* Hive and Pig Basics
* Understanding when to use MapReduce, Hive and/or Pig

In preparation, Cloudera offers a comprehensive array of training sessions, exercises and tutorials designed to provide a deep comprehension around working with Hadoop and MapReduce, as well as related business intelligence platforms such as Hive. For more information about the Cloudera Certified Hadoop Professional credential, visit our Training & Certification section.

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About Cloudera

Cloudera is revolutionizing enterprise data management by offering the first unified Platform for big data, an enterprise data hub built on Apache Hadoop. Cloudera offers enterprises one place to store, access, process, secure, and analyze all their data, empowering them to extend the value of existing investments while enabling fundamental new ways to derive value from their data. Cloudera's open source big data platform is the most widely adopted in the world, and Cloudera is the most prolific contributor to the open source Hadoop ecosystem. As the leading educator of Hadoop professionals, Cloudera has trained over 40,000 individuals worldwide. Over 1,700 partners and a seasoned professional services team help deliver greater time to value. Leading organizations in every industry plus top public sector organizations globally run Cloudera in production.

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