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Introduction to Apache Nifi

Basic course on installation and the use of Apache Nifi

  • In-house

  • Online, In-person

  • Technical User, Data Engineers

  • 2 days

  • German

  • Price upon request

About this training

Apache Nifi is a powerful tool for preparing data for Hadoop. The software can be activated as an application or service in various operating system environments or installed as a cluster.

This course covers the installation and use of Nifi and is aimed primarily at data engineers or people with a similar range of activities.
During the course, participants install Nifi on a singular node, which serves as the basis for further practical exercises.

In the process, the following questions, among others, are answered

  • How do I install Apache Nifi?
  • How do I run Apache Nifi?
  • What is the architecture of Apache Nifi?
  • How do I handle the UI?
  • What exactly are the FlowFile / Content and Provenance repositories?
  • How do I create, configure and control a flow?
  • How do I use the Nifi Expression Language?
  • How do I build reusable templates?
  • How do I secure Nifi?
  • How do I version flows in the Nifi registry?
  • How do I use Nifi with other systems?
  • What are Anti Patterns in Nifi?
  • How do I monitor and analyze Nifi?
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Required knowledge

You should have knowledge in the following areas:

  • IT fundamentals
  • Basic knowledge in the area of Big Data Engineering

Technical requirements

For our online trainings all participants need ...

  • a computer with Internet access.
  • a stable Internet connection.
  • an updated browser, preferably Chrome.

Course of the training days


  • Overview of Nifi
  • Installation of Nifi
  • Nifi in a Nutshell - Creating a data flow
  • How to control the data flow in Nifi
  • Nifi Expression Language
  • Use templates in Nifi
  • Backup and protection in Nifi
  • Versioning in Nifi
  • Brief outline of Hadoop (HDFS, Hive, HBase, Spark, Zeppelin) - Part 1


  • Brief outline of Hadoop - Part 2
  • Performing analytics
  • Nifi Anti Pattern
  • Monitor and analyze in Nifi
  • Business Use Case
  • Customization of Nifi
  • Architecture examples
  • Alternatives

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