Media praise for Hadoop: The Definitive Guide
"Hadoop: The Definitive Guide, Third Edition is not a beginners how-to book. But its definitely recommended for programmers looking to analyze datasets of any size, and for administrators who want to set up and run Hadoop clusters."
-- , Sagecreek Productions
"The book is a good reference, capturing new developments of Hadoop and its ecosystem of projects sufficiently across its breadth."
-- , DZone.com
"If you happen to start working with Hadoop in your project or considering some of the related technologies--this book is a great start."
-- , Papo's log
"This is a 'must' for any serious programming reference library. "
-- , The Midwest Book Review: The Bookwatch, The Computer Shelf, August 2012, Volume 7, Number 8
"It's a solid all around book covering several different areas of the Hadoop ecosystem. However, it shouldn't be the first book someone reads about Hadoop."
-- , Athens MongoDB User Group