Introduction to Apache NiFi / Kylo™

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This Apache NiFi / Kylo™ Introduction course is for general audiences interested in learning more about these technologies. Students can expect to learn the underlying concepts and overview of these technologies, some important use cases and data ingestion patterns.


2 days

Who is the course for

General Audiences


No prerequisite training or skills are required prior to taking the course

Course Outline


Day 1 – Apache NiFi and Kylo™ Introduction
Data Lakes are becoming critical components in enterprises adopting Hadoop and other open source distributed computing solutions. Students will learn concepts and an overview of both Apache NiFi and Kylo™.

  • What is a Data Lake?
  • Apache NiFi overview and capabilities, and demo
  • Apache Nifi in practice; Hands-on lab
    • Apache NiFi Terminology
    • Downloading and installing basics
    • Starting Apache NiFi
    • Apache NiFi GUI tour
    • Adding a processor
    • Connecting processors
    • Starting and Stopping processors
    • Available processors
    • Data ingestion
    • Attribute extraction
    • Data transformation
    • Building a sample flow
    • Apache NiFi Expression Language

Day 2 – Apache NiFi and Kylo™
Students will dive deeper into Apache NiFi and design new flows in Apache NiFi to register with Kylo™. Students will learn Think Big ingestion patterns and best practices for designers, including how to troubleshoot issues in the Apache NiFi flow and logs. Apache NiFi training will be at a more advanced level

  • Architecture: Apache NiFi and Kylo™
  • Use cases and reuse cases
  • Concept of creating models with Apache NiFi and registering with Kylo™
  • Kylo™ features covered:
    • Register template with Kylo™
    • Test template/flow
    • Registration metadata concepts
    • Import/export templates
    • Design best practices
    • Understand access control
    • How to test a feed (drop file, query data, view data, view data profile, etc)
    • Modify/delete/export/import feeds
    • Intro to Ops Mgr module and how to use


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