Apache Flume Online Assessment test

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iMocha’s Apache Flume online test is the ideal pre-hire test for recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates objectively. This test is useful for hiring Hadoop DBA (Flume) and Big Data Developer. This test reduces hiring cost by 40% and Increase interview-to-selection ratio by 62%.

About Apache Flume Online Assessment test

Flume Test assists employers in evaluating the job skills of flume developer before an interview. Flume is one of the available services which is efficiently used for collecting and moving large amounts of log data. It is designed in such a way that it copies streaming data from various web servers. Using Flume, we can store it in any centralized stores such as HDFS and HBase. The Apache Flume Online Test is specially designed to check the application and practical skills of a Flume developer – as per industry standards.

Flume Pre hiring Test enables employers and recruiters to identify potential hires by evaluating working skills and job readiness. For this reason, the emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.

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Test Summary

Apache Flume Interview Test is designed by our subject matter experts to evaluate the job skills of an applicant and their knowledge of Flume. Using powerful reporting, you can have a detailed analysis of the test results to help you make a better hiring decision and predict the candidate’s performance.

Flume Assessment Test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox, Coding Simulations, True or False Questions, etc.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 10

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • Hadoop DBA (Flume)
  • Big Data Developer

Topics Covered

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Streaming Data

Our Apache flume online test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s understanding about streaming data which consists of large amount of data such as log files, events, etc.

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Unit of Data

This test assesses candidate’s knowledge about unit of data in Apache Flumes called event

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Flume Agent

Our assessment checks candidate’s understanding about Flume Agent which hosts the components through which events flow from an external source to the destination

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HDFS Locations

This test evaluates candidate’s knowledge about Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and stored location of file

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Our test evaluates candidate’s understanding about sources which receive data from external sources and passes it on to one or more channels

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This Apache flume interview test assesses applicant's knowledge about sink component in flume which is used for storing data into a centralized store such as HDFS, HBase, etc.

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Our test evaluates candidate’s understanding about decorators in flumes

Sample Questions

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Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 1. What is the purpose of this command?
bin/flume-ng avro-client -H localhost -p 41414 -F /usr/logs/log.10
send the contents of /usr/logs/log.10 to the Flume source listening on that ports with Avro client
send the contents of /usr/logs/log.10 to the Flume source listening on that ports with Avro server
send the contents of /usr/logs/log.10 to the HDFS
send the contents of /usr/logs/log.10 to the datanode

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 2. Assume we have code snippet, what is the purpose of code?

// Setup properties for the load balancing
Properties props = new Properties();
props.put("client.type", "default_loadbalance");
// List of hosts (space-separated list of user-chosen host aliases)
props.put("hosts", "h1 h2 h3");
// host/port pair for each host alias
String host1 = "hoang.ngo.org:41414";
String host2 = "hoang.ngo.org:41414";
String host3 = " hoang.ngo.org:41414";
props.put("hosts.h1", host1);
props.put("hosts.h2", host2);
props.put("hosts.h3", host3);
props.put("host-selector", "random"); // For random host selection
// props.put("host-selector", "round_robin"); // For round-robin host
//                                            // selection
props.put("backoff", "true"); // Disabled by default.

props.put("maxBackoff", "10000"); // Defaults 0, which effectively
                                  // becomes 30000 ms

// Create the client with load balancing properties
RpcClient client = RpcClientFactory.getInstance(props);
For scale out host in Flume
For load balancing RPC client
For high availability of Flume
None of the mentioned

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