Clients wishing to technically screen Big Data Professionals now have an option.

New Jersey, USA – Monday, April 27, 2015IKM, a top provider of web-based employee and candidate knowledge measurement solutions and services, announced today the release of a Hadoop Framework test to its IKM TeckChek™ library. This is the first test of its kind in the technical assessment market covering the popular Big Data technology.

The Hadoop Framework test measures proficiency in utilizing Apache Hadoop for designing, developing and testing Big Data applications. The test is delivered using IKM’s powerful adaptive methodology. It covers Hadoop essential topics such as YARN, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and MapReduce. In addition, the test also covers technologies and concepts related to Hadoop, including Hive, Hbase, Pig, machine learning and NoSQL.

Hadoop is a widely used software framework for distributing and processing vast amounts of data. Several vendors use it as the basis for their Big Data enterprise solutions. This test, however, focuses on the open source version managed by the Apache Foundation.

Current clients of IKM can immediately access the test for candidate screening. If your organization wishes to learn more about this test or any of the 300+ IT skill assessment tests available in the IKM library, please contact your local sales representative via

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IKM provides knowledge measurement solutions and services including web-based assessments, applications, and certifications that enable enhanced and optimized hiring, training, project staffing, skill-gap analysis, benchmarking, career development and certification solutions.Known for its flagship solution IKM TeckChek™, IKM’s professional range of solutions offers a proprietary adaptive assessment methodology to deliver the most cost efficient and effective way of measuring knowledge.

IKM has a wide range of assessment and certification packages for all industries and disciplines, including IT, Project Management, Sales, Computer Literacy, MS Office, Clerical, Legal, Accounting, Retail, Nursing, Call Center and Aptitude.

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