Earning the CCDH certification for Cloudera CDH4 demonstrates your technical knowledge, skills, and ability to write, maintain, and optimize Apache Hadoop development projects. Becoming a Cloudera certified Hadoop developer verifies your understanding of using Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS); configuring, submitting and managing jobs; Hadoop data types; algorithms and design patterns; and how to use the Hadoop ecosystem.

Required Exams

CCD-410: Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CDH4)


The Cloudera CCDH exam tests your knowledge of the concepts and skills required in the following areas:

  • Core Hadoop concepts
  • Storing files in Hadoop
  • Job configuration and submission
  • Job execution environment
  • Input and output
  • Job lifecycle
  • Data processing
  • Key and value types
  • Common algorithms and design patterns
  • The Hadoop ecosystem