Hortonworks Test Assessment

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iMocha’s Hortonworks online test is the ideal pre-hire test for recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates objectively. This test is useful for hiring job roles like Programmer / Developer - Hadoop Hortonworks and Big Data Developer. Our customers have reported up to 40% reduction in hiring cost by using this Hortonworks test.

About Hortonworks Test Assessment

Hortonworks online test is useful to effectively assess the candidates for Hortonworks skills before an interview. Hortonworks enables an organization to manage all data, data-in-motion, and data-at-rest to empower actionable intelligence for the organization to manage all data so that to know whether the data is in the data center or in a cloud. This test is specially designed to check the Hadoop and database skills of a Hortonworks developer – as per Industry Standards. Our Hortonworks skilled test is created and validated by Subject Matter Experts (SME).

Hortonworks online test enables employers and recruiters to identify Big Data - Hortonworks developer 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

The Hortonworks test contains MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, True or False. Using powerful reporting, you will have a detailed analysis of test results to help you make better decisions and predict candidate and employee success.

The online Hortonworks test is designed considering EEOC guidelines, it will help you assess & hire diverse talent without any bias.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 10

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • Programmer / Developer - Hadoop Hortonworks
  • Big Data Developer

Topics Covered

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HDFS HDP (Hortonworks Data Platform)

iMocha’s Hortonworks test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s understanding about Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) framework used to processing large and multisource datasets

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Oozie HDP

This test evaluates candidate’s knowledge about deploying Apache Oozie for Hadoop cluster

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Hive HDP

This assessment helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s understanding about Hive HDP

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Sqoop HDP

Our Hortonworks online test evaluates applicant’s knowledge about Sqoop HDP used for transferring data from relational database management system

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Flume HDP

This test validates candidate’s understanding about flumes and Hortonworks data platform

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Map Reduce HDP

Our assessment helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s knowledge about map reduce and HDP

Sample Questions

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Question types:

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Q 1. In HDP, when your client is using MySQL and he wants to import the data from User table to HDFS. Currently, you do not have a table in Hive, which command will import the entire data from User table in MySQL to User table in Hive with a tab(/t) as a delimiter in data files? 
sqoop import --connect jdbc:mysql://localhost/db --table User --fields-terminated-by ‘/t’ –hive-import
sqoop import --connect jdbc:mysql://localhost/db --table User --hive-overwrite --fields-terminated-by ‘/t’
sqoop import --connect jdbc:mysql://localhost/db --table User --hive-table User --fields-terminated-by ‘/t’
sqoop import --connect jdbc:mysql://localhost/db --table User --fields-terminated-by ‘/t’ –hive-import

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 2. In HDP, when we want writing Sqoop job to move the data from Login table but it will copy whole data from Login table every day. We have $LastIngest variable keeps the last time of importing. Which statement will prevent copy duplication data from Login table data every day?
--incremental lastmodified --last-value “$LastIngest”
--incremental lastmodified --check-column lastmodified --last-value “$LastIngest”
--since “$LastIngest”
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